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Integrated Approach to Fuel Management


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The Power Generation companies world over operate in a complex environment of fluctuating fuel prices. The need is to integrate the entire set of activities from planning to accounting, with appropriate automation.

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Integrated Approach to Fuel Management

  1. 1. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL1Integrated Approachto Fuel ManagementSolution for improved Electricity CostControl
  2. 2. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL2Integrated Approach toFuel ManagementHIGHLIGHTSThe Power Generation companies worldover operate in a complex environmentof fluctuating fuel prices. The need is tointegrate the entire set of activities fromplanning to accounting, with appropriateautomation.The paper intends to explain the issues inmanaging the portfolio of activities constitutingfuel management and an overview of thesystems used to manage these activities.
  3. 3. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL3Business Challenge1. DemandForecasting2. ContractsManagement3. InventoryManagement4. Ash HandlingDisparate Systems for Fuel Management
  4. 4. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL4Integrated Fuel Management SolutionDemandForecastingContractsManagementLogisticsManagementFuel Handling &Inventory Management Past consumption Meteorological data Expected shutdownduration Demand sideimbalance Listing major fuelsuppliers along withtheir capacity andpricing details Distributingrequirements throughorders amongsuppliers identified forthe supply period Identifyingtransporters in themodes of feasibletransport & long-termcontracts based onSLA Contracting supportingagents for liaison &sampling activities Coal yard activities Stacking Refueling &Blending Waste Handling Ash Sale &Disposal
  5. 5. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL5The Way ForwardDemandForecastingContractsManagementFuel Handling& InventoryManagementAsh HandlingLogisticsManagementIntegrated View of all Fuel Data, KPI & Dashboards
  6. 6. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL6BenefitsCompanies will have visibility into the actual stock of fuel lyingin the stock yards.Timely action in contracts management is also facilitated as thestatus of utilization of these contracts becomes well known.Regulatory and compliance reporting can be automated for allsuch reports related to fuel processes.Prescriptive steps due to logistic issues can also be addressedefficiently at the planning level itself.
  7. 7. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL7Conclusion An integrated fuel management system is aneed that is strongly felt by many thermal powercompanies around the world. There is a challenge in the integration ofdisparate real-time and transactional systems,and plant automation systems.. A system that can successfully integrate theprocesses and provide a consolidated view ofthe complete process will provide greatbusiness value to the power generationcompanies.
  8. 8. © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL8For more details please visit the link below:
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