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How digitalisation is transforming the hydropower sector, is industry embracing this revolutionary concept?

The move towards digitalisation is changing the way in which hydropower plants are operated and maintained. Digitalisation has become one of the buzz words to take on greater significance in recent years, with a growing number of upgrade and modernisation of hydropower plants, digitalization is increasingly being seen as a way to help improve the turbines performance of turbines, plants and equipment, by reducing costs and optimising asset management.

Hear from the industry experts as they come together to share their experience and knowledge as well as look at the future market opportunity of digital hydropower. turbine manufacturers will share their views on technical requirements, standards and drivers for digitalization as well as investigate the latest turbine design & technology. Digital twins, data analytics & cyber security will be discussed to bring an understanding on the importance of accurate data & security and how it plays an important part in the operational and developing phase as well as help predict components failure, reduce operational costs and risks.

Join us to discuss and brainstorm on how digitalisation is sharpening the hydropower industry and shaping the industrial innovations of tomorrow,  how to build effective strategies for a data-driven maintenance, understand how predictive maintenance can improve hydro asset efficiency, explore how to leverage digital innovation to optimize performance, examine how to use data analytics and artificial intelligence to optimize O&M & asset management processes and learn how to harness the power of data analytics to uncover performance losses, reduce maintenance and increase revenue.

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Enhanced digital controls are part of a growing trend in the hydropower sector towards improving the performance of turbines, plants and equipment, by reducing costs and optimising asset management. As the industry continue to lower down the cost of operations and maintenance, digitalization and data analytics plays a vital role to achieve further cost reductions & increase revenue. The conference will look at how digitalisation is bringing in a wave of new technologies, and how digital twins could be the key to future operations. It will investigate how digital control systems can optimise reservoir management and maximise revenues for power producers.

Digitalization of hydropower is essential to improve the performance of hydropower plants by optimizing asset management and reducing operation and maintenance costs. Digital solutions also help to access and analyze right data in order to derive actionable insights for making right decision at right time and support to enhance efficiency.

The performance of turbines, plants and equipment are expected to be improved through the use of new digital controls, while digital transformation could play a vital role in helping hydropower projects to work more efficiently with other renewable technologies by supporting operations at hydropower plants and improving decision-making.

Hydropower Plant Digitalization Forum aims to bring the hydropower industry together to discuss the market opportunity of digital hydro, digital innovation and technological challenges for the industry, including how machine learning, digital twin and predictive analytics can enable monitoring and prediction failures to help drastically improve availability, reliability of the hydro assets & increase revenue and reduce O&M costs.

Predictive analytics and digital twin modeling are sweeping across many industries, including the wind sector. Hydro asset owners seek to improve power plant performance, minimize operations and maintenance costs and enable better decision-making.  Turbines are highly instrumented machines, lending themselves well to collecting vast amounts of data that can inform and refine digital twin models.

Hydropower Plant Digitalization Forum is set to cover all aspects of data analytics & digital innovation and its impact on the hydropower sector as well as identifying issues and challenges and providing potential solutions. It is a great opportunity for industry professionals to come together to exchange the ideas, explore new thinking and help shape the development of the industry. The sessions are set up to be interactive for the attendees to get involved in the experience-sharing process and to tackle existing problems in real-time discussions.

The Hydropower Plant Digitalization Forum will critically analyze hydropower sector digitalization and data-driven operations, performance forecasting and new business models, hydropower assets optimization with artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, data-driven monitoring and inspection, predictive maintenance, and using advanced analytics to reduce costs and drive performance.

The Hydropower Plant Digitalization Forum aims to bring together industry leaders and experts to exchange and share their experiences on all aspects of digital innovation, big data and artificial intelligence. It also provides a unique interdisciplinary platform for researchers, scientists and thought leaders to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, technology and application as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Do not miss the opportunity to join the Hydropower Plant Digitalization Forum where we will be discussing digital twin technology with AI, how digitalization can help to increase the efficiency in wind turbine operation, using data analytics tools to reduce wind turbine failures and operational costs, the potential of technology to enhance hydropower cyber security in the age of digitalization. We will have a deep look into how digitalization can help asset owners and turbine OEMs operating hydro turbines to predict and plan for faults and optimize performance of their assets.

Attendees will gather to discuss the importance of data-driven predictive maintenance and develop an optimized strategy for their hydropower performance. Learn how equipment manufacturers are embracing digitalisation as a way to widen their scope of services, and how digitalisation could be instrumental in the modernisation of the existing fleet of hydropower facilities. Discuss advanced data analytics and Integrated Big Data platforms based on IoT develop analytical opportunities for planning and forecasting, revealing the bright future for the hydropower industry. The event will cover a range of digitalisation topics, including advanced operating strategies to optimise hydropower generation, digital systems to improve maintenance practices, digital twinning, integrated control and cyber-security systems.

The future is here, and digitalization is the way forward. Join us at Hydropower Plant Digitalization Forum and you will have the chance to hear from those in the industry who have already embraced digital technology and moved their projects to become more automated, achieving higher efficiency and improving operations.

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