For over a decade, Metrum has provided market leading solutions to global corporations, as to regional Swedish power supply utilities. Below, you will find further information on some of the cases in which Metrum has delivered world class intelligent solutions.
By measuring Power Quality, the Zambian electricity company ‘The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) can better comply with the applicable requirements and standards, simultaneously as cutting costs.
Sandvik Materials Technology, SMT, has invested in Metrum’s measurement system to reduce energy consumption. Awareness of power quality and reactive power, and a wider interest in energy efficiency are positive side effects.
In a pilot project with the Swedish Transport Administration, an annual energy savings of 5–6 GWh was identified. The project consisted of measurement at four converter stations; there are an additional 44 stations in the Swedish railway network.
Connecting renewable energy to the grid puts new demands on the utility companies. Uneven flows in the grid and frequent disturbances in the production increase the need of good information to regulate and manage the grid. Therefore Falbygdens Energy is focusing on measuring the power quality.
With tailored solutions for quality measurement, Sundsvall Elnät has access to better information about what is happening in the grid. At the same time, taking readings has become much simpler and more reliable.
Metrum’s adapted measurement system provides early warnings that help Höganäs Energi avoid tariff infractions. At the same time, monitoring is performed of power quality and disturbances in the grid.