Ergon Energy, SaskPower awarded International Edison Award

Ergon Energy Corp. (Ergon) of Australia and Saskatchewan Power Corp. (SaskPower) of Canada received the Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI’s) 2015 International Edison Award.
Ergon earned the International Edison Award for developing and implementing the ROAMES Virtual World Asset Management System, a commercially attractive solution around spatial intelligence and automated analytics. The system is  designed to improve risk management, disaster response and safety performance, while reducing costs.  Additionally, personnel is able to investigate and monitor the condition and performance of the network without the need to deploy workers in the field.  

SaskPower earned the award for the company’s work at its Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project, which launched in 2014 as the world’s first CCS process on a coal-based power plant using post-combustion technology. The company has rebuilt a a coal unit with CCS technology so it can bring reliable baseload power, while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by one million tons annually.

Subscribe to Power Engineering magazine

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...