2016 - Users Conference - San Francisco - Transmission and Distribution
Equipment Failure is Not an Option
PowerStream, a community-owned energy company providing power and related services to more than 375,000 customers residing or owning a business in communities located immediately north of Toronto and in Central Ontario Canada. The company's vision is to be a socially responsible company, committed to the environment and sustainable growth, leading the way into the future with boldness, innovation and best in class performance. Operational Excellence is one of the initiatives at PowerStream. Utilizing technology and innovation as an enabler. PowerStream has used the PI System since 2012 in the Station Sustainment area and continues to explore and expand its use throughout the company. PowerStream has developed corporate Operations Dashboards, Asset Health reports, integrated with a CMMS system, various Asset Condition reports, and is utilizing the PI System as a key component to its implementation of Risk based Condition Based Maintenance. In 2016, PowerStream has expanded its use of the PI System by exploring the benefits of the Esri Integrator for PI System and the use of Event Frames as well as enhancements to its use of Asset Health analytics. The goal is decrease the probability of equipment failures by leveraging the PI System and its CMMS system to a level that is industry leading."
Power & Utilities
Vince Polsoni is the Manager of the Station Sustainment Department at PowerStream Inc. He is a Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist and a RCM2 Trained Facilitator. He has over 30 years of experience in the Electrical Utility Industry in Asset Management, Substation Design, Station and Distribution System Maintenance. Mr. Polsoni has focused on Maintenance Optimization by transitioning from Time Based Maintenance to Risk Based Condition Based Maintenance, and improving Safety and Reliability by leveraging technology, automation and process improvement. His experience includes implementation of Asset Management, Work Management, Maintenance Management Systems and Reliability Centered Maintenance. He has also successfully implemented the PI System and Computerized Maintenance Management System at Powerstream."