Renewable Energy Monitoring Solutions

7 April 2024

Investment in renewable energy assets such as solar farms, wind turbines, and hydroelectric generators are on an exponential growth curve, especially within the SubSaharan African region supplementing the use of backup-power diesel generators.

This is because businesses and residences are impacted by the shortcomings and variability in traditional coal, gas and nuclear power supply systems. Generation capacity is either completely absent or only partially available for restricted periods of the day.

Commercial, industrial and residential users therefore require the ability to establish remote connectivity of these systems and to be able to leverage these connections for system control and optimisation – from anywhere and at any time.

IDX is well-positioned to offer an industrial grade hardware-to-user interface solution to address the various complex data requirements of these systems. Within this case study, we will explore some of the challenges faced within these systems and how IDX designed and implemented solutions to overcome these.

There are two recent cases where parts of this solution have been adopted and implemented for remote monitoring and control, including a hydroelectric generation plant and a large solar farm within Sub Saharan Africa

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<a href="https://blog.idx.co.za/author/kyle/" target="_self">Kyle Roos</a>

Kyle Roos

Site Services Manager

Kyle specialises in industrial data communication protocols and systems. Operating in the space of design, development, integration, technical sales and support, advanced troubleshooting and training.

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