Journey to Unmanned Plant Operation

Available on demand
Length: 1 hour

The global power industry has been evolving to manage the pace of new challenges: the ongoing COVID-19 related restrictions, coupled with the price competition and increasing push for decarbonization, has posed new operational requirements for the industry. The latest digital technologies present new opportunities enabling plant operators to run the power plant remotely, while ensuring reliability, efficiency, and safety at the same time.

At the 10th session of the ERA Forum “Journey to Unmanned Plant Operation", Siemens Energy's experts will take you through the current state of remote plant operation showcasing the reference project "Leipheim" in Germany, and how it is paving the way to unmanned plant operation in the future. 

Our speakers at a glance

Stefan Schaab

Head of O&M Asset Management  |  Siemens Energy

As head of O&M Asset Management at Siemens Energy, Stefan Schaab is responsible for the asset management of the power fleet operated and maintained by Siemens Energy. The goal of Asset Management is to develop new technologies that can enable autonomous plant operation such as plant analytics, digitalization and advanced automation for power plants. Over his 25+ years of career at the company, Stefan has held various positions including plant manager and head of O&M Implementation for Asia. 

Arik Ott

Portfolio Manager  |  Siemens Energy

For over a decade, Arik Ott has been passionate about digitalization of the global power industry. After working as a project manager in a renewable energies company and as a consultant for the public sector, he’s currently coordinating Siemens Energy’s autonomous operations portfolio. Arik is based in Berlin and is working on turning the concept of autonomous power plant operations into tangible services. He joined Siemens Energy in 2016.


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