Digitalization of data, analytics and workflows are compressing the time required to make accurate decisions and implement them. Visual MESA Multi-Period Optimizer (VM-MPO) is a high-fidelity analytics technology that brings together data, first principles and multi-period constraints in a purpose-built mixed integer optimization to continually ensure that the right decisions are made about which generation assets to start up, shut down and where to deploy energy at lowest economic cost.
VM-MPO allows scheduling engineers and operators to achieve optimal operation of energy systems over various time horizons when dealing with multiple time-dependent constraints.
- Improve situational awareness
- Know optimal performance against time constraints
- Reduce assumptions by forecasting data, information and wisdom
- Decide 'What should I do now that's best for me over this financial period?'
- Reduce the implementation time through improved workflows and closed loop
VM-MPO enhances the industry's leading real-time optimization technology Visual MESA Energy Real-Time Optimizer (VM-ERTO) by adding an upper decision layer where the time-sensitive variables are optimally defined.
RELATED CASE STUDY
Operating cost reduction with day-ahead multi-period optimization
A North American district energy supplier, which provides reliable cooling and heating to 18 medical institutions, had changeable demand and variable supply costs. They needed a tool to better manage their energy assets and lower their operating costs.Read case study
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