PIC Group remote operations center in full operation
ATLANTA – (BUSINESS WIRE) – PIC Group, Inc., a global provider of electricity and energy services, announces the full operation of its Remote Operations Center (ROC), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Particularly suited to renewable energy applications such as wind, solar and hydropower, PIC Group ROC is a versatile platform for all technologies, including single cycle and combined cycle power plants as well as operations refining. Compliant with NERC CIP protocols and industry cybersecurity standards, the ROC integrates all available data sources for a central hub of operations tailored to a single plant configuration.
“Managed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, PIC Group’s remote operations center combines cutting-edge technology with highly skilled and experienced control room operators for unmatched operations and control capabilities,” said said Frank Avery, President and CEO of PIC Group.
Offering full start, stop and control capability, fully documented operating protocols to coordinate ROC and site personnel, as well as immediate response to plant issues including plant shutdowns and equipment failures, PIC Group’s ROC helps improve plant performance through production models that minimize production losses through advanced maintenance activity planning and application modeling. advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to identify and predict failures.
Completed in January 2020, PIC Group ROC is currently engaged to perform operations and control services with several factories, including a wind power plant in California, a solar PV power system in Mexico, and an ethanol plant in North Carolina. .
To learn more about PIC Group and its ROC capabilities, visit: www.picgroupinc.com.
PIC Group, Inc. is dedicated to creating value by providing global energy services to facilities on six continents – North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia / Oceania and Europe. Industries served include power generation, oil and gas, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, and manufacturing. PIC provides operations and maintenance services (care, custody and control), commissioning and start-up, training, documentation and staffing. PIC has been providing services for over thirty years and has 700 employees.
PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company. Marubeni is a leading Japanese sogo shosha (international trading company) and the world’s third largest independent power producer (IPP).
Marubeni Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries use their extensive trade networks, both in Japan and abroad, to carry out imports and exports (including trade with third countries), as well as domestic activities, encompassing a wide range of ‘activities, including consumer products, food, agriculture, chemicals, energy and metals and machinery and infrastructure for businesses.