Third Planet Wind Upgrades to Mainsaver 12.6

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

San Diego, CA: Third Planet Windpower, LLC, the project owner (TPW) has worked with Mainsaver to overhaul the assets and parts structure and upgrade the system to Mainsaver version 12.6. The 100 General Electric 1.5 megawatt wind turbines that are quiet and efficient converter of wind energy to electric power are situated in the West Texas town of Loraine. Since January 2016, Mainsaver Enterprise Asset Management system maintained the wind turbines, roads, transmission system and substation.

The hosted SaaS (Software as a Service) solution is accessible from any device that is connected to internet. In the same line, the maintenance team uses laptops to enter work orders and retrieve assigned work orders as they require. The solution is used for both preventive and corrective maintenance.

To keep the wind turbine running, an inventory of vital spare parts is maintained and parts curator will be informed if the inventory requires new part. Mainsaver takes care of electronic purchase request approval, purchase orders and expenditure quotes. As the solution collects the cost data, users can easily analyze asset maintenance expenditure to determine the expensive areas.

The new upgrade includes integration to financial system at the corporate office of TPW in Florida. This provides the plant to instigate purchases within Mainsaver that allows the accounting data to pass effortlessly to the general ledger system.