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Reliability software firm adds coal-fired power plant as customer

Burlington, ON -- Ivara Corp., a supplier of asset reliability solutions, has added AES Somerset LLC, a 675-MW coal...


Burlington, ON — Ivara Corp., a supplier of asset reliability solutions, has added AES Somerset LLC, a 675-MW coal fired plant located in Barker, N.Y., as a customer of the Ivara Reliability Solution.

This offering combines advanced practices and technology, Ivara EXP, to enable a proactive asset reliability process. Ivaras WorkSmart implementation methodology implements improved asset reliability, one system at a time, ensuring the right maintenance work is executed on the right equipment, at the right time.

With Ivara, AES Somerset will adopt a proactive maintenance process to optimize the reliability of our generating assets and help improve plant performance to better serve our customers, said Kevin Pierce, president, AES Somerset LLC.

Ivara EXP is an enterprise system that supports the Ivara Asset Reliability Process. EXP consolidates, analyzes and manages all asset health information. As inspection data is collected, EXP identifies potential failures and recommends the right maintenance task to be executed at the right time.

AES Somerset will use the new Ivara EXP Integration with Maximo — MRO Softwares leading EAM System.

In the highly competitive power industry, utilities must continuously find ways to maximize the performance of their generating assets to ensure uninterrupted and reliable power delivery, without increasing costs. says Gerry Bleau, president and CEO, Ivara Corp.