APPLICATION ENGINEER

As one of our application engineers you will have to perform the following tasks:

Development, installation, configuration and commissioning of SCADA systems

Development and configuration of device connections using different communication protocols such as OPC and IEC 104

Installation, configuration and commissioning of entire customer environments

Analysis of data, protocols and tags received from power plants

Other advanced software configuration

Customer training and support

Troubleshooting

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BaxEnergy CEO Speech during Enel Green Power Cascade 2016

BaxEnergy presents its vision of O&M during the annual Enel Green Power Cascade

Catania/Italy, May 2016: BaxEnergy, a leading provider dedicated to deliver innovative turnkey solutions to renewable energy players for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of their power plants, addresses the prominent topic of the vision for the future of Operations & Maintenance during the Enel Green Power Cascade, reinforcing the trust and collaboration between the two companies.
BaxEnergy attends Enel Green Power Cascade
Simone Massaro, BaxEnergy CEO, during his speech at the Enel Green Power Cascade.

Dr. Simone Massaro, CEO of BaxEnergy, has been invited as official speaker to join the annual Enel Green Power Cascade event for the South of Italy, a very important alignment process that starts from the top management to cascade to the operating units, for the sharing of best practices identified by the Enel Group and to spread the importance of security of personnel and operations.

The Cascade is the event in which Enel Green Power motivates people with team building activities and encourages better performance in order to implement continuous improvement: “There is a big transformation going on the utilities segment. This is for us a great opportunity but there are some challenges to face if we want to continue to be a leader in technology”, says Dr. Francesco Starace, CEO of Enel.

During the event in Catania Dr. Simone Massaro, in a productive context of innovation and identification of success factors, shares the best practices realized with Enel Green Power, underlining some of the technology challenges that have to be overcome every day.

BaxEnergy’s innovative solution Energy Studio Pro® allows analyzing the energy loss due to an event or a group of events and enables recapturing lost yields.

The CEO of BaxEnergy continues addressing the importance of BigData in order to drive incremental revenue, improve operational effectiveness and reduce data warehouse cost. Furthermore, BigData represents the challenge of being able to capture, storage, search, share, transfer, analyze and visualize large amount of data gaining insights in seconds, with a single interface.

During his presentation Dr. Simone Massaro has highlighted numerous projects in which BaxEnergy is leading innovation together with Enel Green Power in different fields of application including, but not limited to:

  • Remote hydro operations
  • Energy storage integrations
  • Minigrid
  • Mobile workforce applications
  • Augmented reality.

In the hydro cab project BaxEnergy has improved real-time operational efficiency with central uniform visualization of data, real time key performance indicators and leveraging the automation. Remote control has also increased safety through many applications like monitoring status in unsupervised power plants, tracking vehicles and people performing on-site operations, observing the real state of the power plant in case of emergency and monitoring reactivation process of the turbines after a stop.

Battery storage could become a key technology for maximizing the utilization of renewable energy sources, reducing curtailment and improving power quality. In Catania BaxEnergy helped Enel Green Power realizing the first large scale battery storage project in Italy, building the monitoring system for first EGP’s project that stores electricity generated from the 10 MW photovoltaic power plant “Catania 1”.

In Ollagüe (Chile), Enel Green Power and BaxEnergy have created the world’s first energy system built at high altitude, combining a solar PV field, wind power and a solar co-generation plant, all connected to a an advanced storage system through a micro-grid. The project covers 85% of the electricity needs of the community ensuring energy independence and avoiding the annual consumption of 6 thousand liters of fuel previously used to power the diesel generator, assessing the effectiveness of a system that can become a transformational solution for other isolated communities around the globe.

The CEO of BaxEnergy concluded his speech addressing the importance of digitized assets and mobilize workforce to remotely access data main through secure, fast and encrypted connectivity, highlighting the significant impact of the smart technologies in opening new possibilities for O&M. Among smart technologies, BaxEnergy is integrating in its solutions the Microsoft HoloLens smart glasses that bring amazing applications in automation industry and promise to innovate the future of O&M daily life, reducing risks for repair operations and improving the security.

“Autonomous vehicles – machines, devices and robots that can move independently without the human presence on board – and smart glasses will change the way we think and the way of working, through dynamic visualization of multimedia data in Virtual Reality, overlaying the reality that we usually see.” (Dr. Simone Massaro, CEO of BaxEnergy)

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About Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power is the Enel Group company fully dedicated to the international development and management of renewable energy sources, with operations in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Generating approximately 32 billion kWh of electricity in 2014 from water, sun, wind and the Earth’s heat – enough to meet the energy needs of more than 11 million households – Enel Green Power is a world leader in the sector thanks to its well-balanced generation mix that provides generation volumes well over the sector average. The company has an installed capacity of more than 9,900 MW from a mix of sources including wind, solar, hydropower, geothermal and biomass. The company has about 740 plants operating in 16 countries. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.enelgreenpower.com

About BaxEnergy

BaxEnergy is dedicated to deliver innovative turnkey solutions to renewable energy players for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of their power plants. The aim of the company is to make renewable energy easier, more efficient, affordable and secure, contributing to build a greener world for the benefit of present and future generations. BaxEnergy was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Bad Nenndorf, Germany. The Development and Support division is located in Catania, Italy. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.baxenergy.com

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BaxEnergy and EGP Chile LCR

Renzi Meets BaxEnergy in Chile

Region of Antofagasta/Chile, October 2015: the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi flies to Chile to attend the inauguration of the first largest renewable pole of Enel Green Power (EGP), where is set-up BaxEnergy monitoring and control room, already supervising Taltal windfarm, Lalackama I and II photovoltaic power plants, Ollagüe hybrid facility and Cerro Pabellón geothermal power plant.

 

BaxEnergy and EGP Chile LCR
BaxEnergy Monitoring and Controlling Room implemented in Enel Green Power’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile. Image coutesy of Enel Green Power

During his State visit to Chile, Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, together with the Chilean Energy Minister Máximo Pacheco and the CEO of Enel Group Francesco Starace, has inaugurated the Enel Green Power’s largest renewable energy pole located in the region of Antofagasta. In the Country, the company operates already a capacity of more than 500 MW, monitored with Energy Studio Pro®. BaxEnergy’s turn-key solution helps EGP to efficiently manage its mixed portfolio of power plants by gathering under one roof wind, solar, geo and hybrid technologies as well as storage solutions.

“We have inaugurated the first geothermal plant in Latin America alongside the Taltal wind farm, solar PV fields and a hybrid facility. It is from a pioneering investment like this, with a high technological content, that we can open new frontiers in the energy sector,” said Matteo Renzi at the inaugural speech defining Enel “as an important and strategic company in Latin America, with a leading role in the renewable energy in this area of the world”.

The Chilean branch of EGP is playing a crucial role in helping the Country to reach “a diversification of its energy mix, in line with the government objectives”, as remarked by the Company CEO Francesco Starace who emphasized that “the wealth of Chile in terms of natural resource together with the Country’s institutional and regulatory stability, fits perfectly with Enel Green Power’s cross-technology profile”.

The EGP’s renewable pole, considered a district of renewable excellence, today includes four operational power plants: the Taltal windfarm, composed of 33 wind turbines for a total of 99 MW nominal power, capable of generating up to 300 GWh per year; the Lalackama I and II solar PV power plants, the largest solar complex in Chile, able to produce approximately 210 GWh per year; the Ollagüe hybrid system, which integrates the solar and wind energy with a storage system, and the Cerro Pabellón geothermal power plant – the first in the whole Latin America. This green hub is keeping on growing thanks to the constructions of new power plants such as the Diego de Almagro and Chañares solar power plants in the Atacama region.

Since 2014, EGP Chile relies on BaxEnergy’s advanced technological solutions for controlling and analysing renewable energy data, which are collected and stored in a local control room (LCR) implemented in the company’s headquarters in Santiago. With Energy Studio Pro® platform acting as a central data hub, the company performs complete asset monitoring, reporting and analysis, supporting the decision making process. In fact, the local control room allows EGP’s whole team to realise powerful overviews across all power plants with full visibility of the service operations in real-time, optimizing resources and minimizing energy losses.

In addition to standard solutions based on easy-to-use human machine interface systems (HMI’s), BaxEnergy has equipped EGP’s renewable pole with highly innovative technologies such as: remote control to restart and reset the power plants in case of faults even via smartphones and tablet devices, battery storage and mini-grids to improve energy availability and provide cost-effective support for primary and secondary regulation minimizing environmental impacts.

With BaxEnergy’s flexibile and customizable solutions, Enel Green Power is certain to invest into the future: as the Company’s demands and the needs grow, so does Energy Studio Pro®. Thus, the collaboration between the two companies assumes a double value: while EGP appreciates BaxEnergy as a trustful partner with a dedicated team of experts, BaxEnergy sees EGP’s projects as stimulating challenges to develop innovative new technologies that enhance performance and extend the lifetime of renewable power plants.

Chile has set the ambitious goal to supply 25% of its electricity needs with clean energy by 2025, Enel Green Power and BaxEnergy will continue to support the Country by maintaining innovation and operational efficiency as a key driver for a sustainable and greener growth.

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About Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power is the Enel Group Company fully dedicated to the international development and management of renewable energy sources, with operations in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Generating approximately 32 billion kWh of electricity in 2014 from water, sun, wind and the Earth’s heat – enough to meet the energy needs of more than 11 million households – Enel Green Power is a world leader in the sector thanks to its well-balanced generation mix that provides generation volumes well over the sector average. The company has an installed capacity of more than 9,900 MW from a mix of sources including wind, solar, hydropower, geothermal and biomass. The company has about 740 plants operating in 16 countries. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.enelgreenpower.com

About BaxEnergy

BaxEnergy is dedicated to deliver innovative turnkey solutions to renewable energy players for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of their power plants. The aim of the company is to make renewable energy easier, more efficient, affordable and secure, contributing to build a greener world for the benefit of present and future generations. BaxEnergy was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Bad Nenndorf, Germany. The Development and Support division is located in Catania, Italy. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.baxenergy.com

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BaxEnergy EGP Battery Storage Project

BaxEnergy & Enel Green Power: leading innovation together

BaxEnergy and Enel Green Power

Catania/Italy, September 2015: BaxEnergy helps Enel Green Power realizing the first large battery storage project in Italy.

Battery storage could become a key technology for maximizing the utilization of renewable energy sources, reducing curtailment and improving power quality. In Italy, Enel Green Power (EGP), one of the World’s largest energy provider, has chosen BaxEnergy to build the monitoring system for its first project that stores electricity generated from the 10 MW photovoltaic power plant of  “Catania 1”.

The power plant employs a 2 MWh Durathon “sodium-metal halide” battery, developed by General Electric, to increase the power plant’s electricity flow and flexibility, and utilizes Energy Studio Pro® to supervise the delivery of power to the grid.

The project of Catania 1 represents a significant step forward for the green energy market, as the CEO of EGP Francesco Venturini remarked in his inaugural speech: “The active integration of renewables with pioneering and innovative solutions such as this one is key for the ongoing development of the sector”. The implementation of battery storage systems for certain renewable sources, such as solar or wind, allows to mitigate power generation imbalances due to the weather variability. According to Mr. Venturini, there is a great value in such kind of projects and “EGP can manage the unpredictability of solar power, thereby reducing intermittency and ensuring a higher stability and control of the grid”.

EGP is using BaxEnergy’s integrated software solution Energy Studio Pro® to monitor and analyze the battery storage system’s data as well as optimizing production plans. BaxEnergy provided a single data interface that integrates different services for scheduling and controlling energy production through battery storage system.

After the success of Catania 1 project, EGP has entrusted BaxEnergy with a similar project for the 18 MW wind farm “Potenza Pietragalla”, located in the southern Italian region of Basilicata, and equipped with a 2 MW/2MWh Samsung Lithium-Ion battery. The wind farm, ran by Energy Studio Pro®, is the first in Italy to be combined with a storage system and connected to the grid.

Thanks to their close collaboration, BaxEnergy and EGP continue to lead innovation and changes in the renewable energy market, exploring new opportunities to progress and power a greener tomorrow.

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About Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power is the Enel Group company fully dedicated to the international development and management of renewable energy sources, with operations in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Generating approximately 32 billion kWh of electricity in 2014 from water, sun, wind and the Earth’s heat – enough to meet the energy needs of more than 11 million households – Enel Green Power is a world leader in the sector thanks to its well-balanced generation mix that provides generation volumes well over the sector average. The company has an installed capacity of more than 9,900 MW from a mix of sources including wind, solar, hydropower, geothermal and biomass. The company has about 740 plants operating in 16 countries. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.enelgreenpower.com

About BaxEnergy

BaxEnergy is dedicated to deliver innovative turnkey solutions to renewable energy players for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of their power plants. The aim of the company is to make renewable energy easier, more efficient, affordable and secure, contributing to build a greener world for the benefit of present and future generations. BaxEnergy was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Bad Nenndorf, Germany. The Development and Support division is located in Catania, Italy. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.baxenergy.com

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Contact us:

e-Mail: info@baxenergy.com

Tel.: +39 095 733 5135