USP&E & State-of-the-art Control Systems and Software

Leading-edge technology is nothing new to USP&E's Onsite Power Plant Service Team. The international generator service team of USP&E is well aquainted in the operation of virtually every OEM generator, genset, turbine and switchgear control software on the marketplace. Whether working on Cat, Cummins, Detroit, Wartsila, John Deere, MAN or any other power plant package, USP&E power plant superintendents and expert senior technicians have been trained to employ the most advanced power station control software on the market in order to examine a myriad of parameters that relate to engine operation. Our highly qualified service technicians monitor and adjust these generator engine parameters on an hourly basis in order to achieve peak performance and execute our client's operational energy efficiency objectives.

Our control system software programs can also perform the following functions:

  • Diagnostic tests
  • Sensor calibration
  • Flash downloading
  • Set programmable parameters
  • Control and adjust spinning reserve

These computer-based control systems also allow our service technicians to look inside the engine while it is operating and change parameters, or even flash an updated program to the personality module within the ECU. This eliminates the need for removing the ECU or breaking its seal, which could introduce moisture or particles to the unit and shorten its usable life. USP&E's International Service Team utilizes a myriad of switchgear and engine control software programs to maintain the highest possible engine efficiency and to track all pertinent engine parameters, which directly relate to the mechanical efficiency of the engine and the time between failure (TBF) of its parts. These software based systems are often the basis for many of our reporting features and, in the hands of our experts, a very useful and instructive diagnostic tool.

USP&E and Fuel Efficiency - Allow Us to Save You Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Per Year

USP&E is a proven pundit in the field of fuel efficiency optimization. Utilizing a large source of proprietary, recognized technologies and strategies, USP&E works with each client to formulate a USP&E Optimal Fuel Efficiency Strategy (UOFES) that is thoroughly researched and designed to both maximize asset life and minimize generator fuel costs over the life of the equipment.

An industry leader in generator fuel efficiency, USP&E has designed and maintained UOFES's that are saving literally millions of dollars per year in fuel costs. Given the enormous increases in fuel costs over time, leveraging our expertise can almost completely offset the cost much of your power plant maintenance - in the savings alone.

The USP&E CSMA: Decrease Downtime, Increase Reliability and Help Reduce Unplanned Repair Costs

Unexpected downtime. The two words wreak havoc on the most attentively managed power projects, creating a whirlwind of subsequent problems. Successful businesses take advantage of preventive maintenance (PM) and service programs to not only regulate downtime, but also to enhance reliability while actually decreasing operation and maintenance (O&M) costs.

"Downtime" is a simple equation with very serious cost repercussions. Your bottom line takes a hit from the instant your power generating equipment stops producing until the moment production resumes again. And, if you don't take preventive steps to control downtime, it's only a matter of time before downtime controls you.