Honeywell launches BESS platform to help optimize energy usage

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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The American multinational conglomerate, Honeywell has launched its Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Platform, which integrates the company’s asset monitoring, distributed energy resource management, supervisory control and analytics functionality. 

The BESS platform of Honeywell will allow organizations to accurately forecast and optimize their overall energy use and it leverages best practices for energy management like energy arbitrage and demand management to deliver flexibility and constant monitoring of when energy is purchased and used. 

The platform helps a wide range of commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers and utilities in energy management. The BESS Platform is backed by Honeywell performance-based guarantees, which include predictable and consistent costs along with improved uptime. 

Hesham Tashkandi
Hesham Tashkandi
Honeywell – Middle East

“In the Middle East, organizations are setting ambitious goals to advance the energy transition, by increasing the share of renewable and clean energy. Honeywell’s Battery Energy Storage System Platform will help solve a critical challenge in effectively integrating higher shares of solar energy in power systems that are being increasingly generated in the region, while also optimizing the use of non-renewables.”

The platform improves grid stability and sustainability while bringing down supply costs. If a generator fails or goes offline for any reason, the platform will reduce the need to bring additional, non-renewable power generators online. In such situations, a remote facility can maintain operations as the platform runs in parallel with traditional generators. The system can then restart the disconnected generator or initiate backup generator sets before returning to standby mode.

Further, the BESS Platform can reduce the need for non-renewable power sources such as gas turbines and diesel generators and their associated high gas consumption rates, contributing to a smaller carbon footprint. Honeywell will support customers with a variety of solutions, including small pilot projects and programs covering multiple sites.

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