Yokogawa obtains renewables and DER software application company PXiSE

Dec 3, 2021 02:27 PM ET
  • Japanese electrical engineering and also software business Yokogawa Electric Corporation has actually acquired every one of the exceptional shares of eco-friendly and distributed energy software company PXiSE Energy Solutions LLC for an undisclosed amount.
Yokogawa obtains renewables and DER software application company PXiSE
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PXiSE establishes software that allows utilities and also various other grid drivers to deliver dependable and also stable power by handling renewables as well as distributed energy sources (DERs) in real time.

The San Diego-based firm combines real-time information from the grid combined with expert system to aid energies manage the raising variety of DERs coming on the internet every year.

Its Active Control Technology (ACT) is an automatic grid control software program platform that consists of hybrid nuclear power plant controls, microgrid controls, and also a DER administration system, that intends to optimise systems by enabling the combination of DERs alongside conventional grid parts.

Through the purchase, Yokogawa is aiming to reinforce its surveillance and control of generation centers and also support clients operating in transmission as well as distribution, it stated via a media release.

"Our market development will certainly be greatly strengthened thanks to Yokogawa's global engineering, sales, solution, and assistance network, as well as Yokogawa will certainly be able to accelerate their growth into the power distribution and also circulation end-use markets," said Patrick Lee, CEO as well as cofounder of PXiSE.

Given that its formation in 2016, PXiSE has supplied greater than one gigawatt of projects in the US, Asia, and also Oceania.

In June, Horizon Power and PXiSE efficiently powered the Australian community of Onslow solely using renewable resource, showing the possibility of microgrid technology.

Prior to the procurement, PXiSE was a subsidiary of Sempra, a US-based energy facilities business, and was partly had by a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co Ltd

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