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Many metal and mining operations rely on ETAP to reduce unnecessary load shedding and thereby preserving critical loads directly associated with production. ETAP brings significant energy savings to the industry by diverting non-essential loads during hours of high energy costs and managing the optimal combination of utility and self-generation power.

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An Indonesian copper/gold mine operated by PT Newmont is the latest of a number of installations that have greatly benefited from deployment of ETAP for absolute system optimization. PT Newmont needed a solution that would not only determine how much load needed to be shed, but would also make recommendations on the loads to be shed based on user-defined priorities. The answer for PT Newmont was ETAP Intelligent Load Shedding (ILS).

Production interruptions in the mining industry are associated with substantial losses in revenue. Inadequate load shedding triggered by a disturbance in the onsite power generation often results in loss of critical loads which negatively affect the production process, having a substantial impact in revenue to the tune of millions of dollars per incident. It is essential to have a proactive solution that can shed loads in a fast, optimal, safe, and intelligent manner in order to minimize production losses. ETAP Intelligent Load Shedding (ILS) is one such solution. ETAP ILS is a state-of-the-art, load preservation solution designed for the mining industry.

This mining specific load preservation system has been proven to reduce unnecessary load shedding and thereby preserving critical loads directly associated with production. In addition, ILS will bring significant energy savings by diverting non-essential loads during hours of high energy costs and managing the optimal combination of utility and self-generation power.