Electrical supply and power management rolled into one
In the fiber business as in other industries, electrical power supply requirements are becoming more and more complex. In addition to the traditional need to reliably, safely, and economically distribute electricity from the generator or incoming grid down to the consumers, there are new emerging challenges, including the need to implement governmental directives to save power, and to utilize the growing amount of renewable energy that's being fed into the grid, which is making grid control increasingly complex. The latter can result in voltage fluctuations and even cause plant downtime. SIPAPER Power allows you to safely and reliably engineer, plan, and realize your factory power distribution system while providing you with the tools to meet today's new demands and challenges.
Siemens supplies innovative drive solution for Progroup AG's new PM 3
At Progroup Paper AG’s paper factory of in Sandersdorf- Brehna, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, one of the most modern paper machines (PM3) is producing high-quality containerboard from wastepaper. Siemens supplies the power distribution and electrification, including the Sipaper DCS APL process control system based on Simatic PCS 7, as well as a multi-motor drive solution based on gearless drives with Sipaper Drives APL Standard.
Get the performance you need – with intelligent power distributionA pulp and paper mill places intensive demands on electricity supply and power management: High electricity loads must be distributed to different energy consumers safely, reliably, and economically. To satisfy these requirements with maximum efficiency, SIPAPER Power acts as a fully integrated electricity supply and power management system in combination with PCS 7 Power Control. It all starts at the planning stage of your paper mill’s new power network with the high, medium, and low voltage switchgear.
Comprehensive power distribution for paper mills
SIPAPER Power performs everything – from controlling supply and distribution to open- and closed-loop control of all your loads. It's a fully integrated power distribution and management system for planning and monitoring the power supply for the complete process chain in your paper factory. This also includes a power supply for black starts and emergency power operation. In conjunction with intelligent control and switching devices and our integrated communications network, SIPAPER Power offers the right technical solutions for all of your requirements: high availability, adequate supply capacity, expandability and scalability, consistently high power quality, and environmental compatibility. It goes without saying that it's also economical, saves resources, and is easy to operate.
SIPAPER Power includes all the necessary components to build a complex power distribution system for your mill, including power and distribution transformers, HV, MV, and LV switchgear in AIS or GIS versions, and appropriate protection systems. In addition a fully integrated energy management system (EMS/SCADA) based on Simatic PCS 7 provides you with all the functions you need to reliably monitor and operate your mill distribution system. The EMS also includes an intelligent load management module that accurately determines the required loads to be shed and a generator management system (GMS) that optimizes your profits by running the generators in the most efficient range.
Using energy efficiently while optimizing your power supply
With SIPAPER Power you benefit from a dual energy-saving concept. First, we implement energy-efficient components that precisely match your requirements: for example, avoiding unnecessary over-rating that makes the components work in an inefficient range. Second, you'll benefit from the EMS/SCADA system that not only offers high transparency by monitoring and controlling the energy flows but also contributes to the overall optimization of energy resources with its generator management system (GMS) – by optimizing the generators to run in the most efficient range and monitoring the automatic load balancing of the turbine generator sets.