Ameren Illinois upgrading the grid with new predictive maintenance solution

USA, Illinois: Ameren Illinois will be using ABB’s new Asset Performance Management (APM) solution to support its multi-million dollar grid modernization across their service territory in Illinois.

The software solution will allow the energy company to better predict and prevent the failure of critical equipment that delivers electricity to 1.2 million customers, ABB said in the press release.

“We are investing significant resources to modernize the grid, improve reliability and deliver value for our customers,” said Ron Pate, senior vice president, operations and technical services, Ameren Illinois.

Ameren Illinois currently deploys ABB power transformers. Its complex delivery system features 7,242 kilometres of transmission lines and 74,030 kilometres of distribution lines.

Source: ABB