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Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook by Ajay Kumar Debnath, Swapan Basu

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6. MIS: Introduction

The target of all electric companies is to enhance production and work efficiency and reduce overall cost. MIS is an effort to meet this target. In this chapter a brief discussion about this was presented to study the various systems that can be integrated with the plant DCS. The shop floor automations/DCSs have been realized in seamless connection with upper management systems of the enterprise. For utility enterprises, systems controlling critical infrastructure for electricity generation, transmission, distribution, etc., can no longer be isolated. For substations, remote-located pump house (e.g., raw water pump house) network-based access reduces operational cost by enabling remote monitoring and maintenance. Audit report ...

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