Unify for Power and Utilities

Meet 21st century challenges with data

No-code pipelines for fast time to insight and easy to maintain and govern data models

Extensive asset template library including IEC 61970 Common Information Model templates*

Flexible and powerful knowledge graph-based model for capturing complex data relationships

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Element Unify for Power and Utilities

A solution offering that fast-tracks time to insight for power and utilities companies which includes:

  • The Element Unify platform
  • Element-developed asset templates for assets such as transformers, batteries, breakers, etc.
  • Asset templates based on the IEC 61970 Common Information Model (CIM) for energy grid assets
  • Example pipeline to map sensor and asset data to templates using Unify transformations
  • Example graph model of California electric transmission system
  • Sample datasets based on frequently-encountered data sources
  • Project initiation workshop to support realization of solution benefits

Integrate and contextualize

  • Integrate and contextualize data from disparate IT/OT sources using no-code pipelines
  • Eliminate manual, spreadsheet-based effort and dependence on Python coding skills
  • Greatly speed time to deployment
  • Keep models up-to-date using Unify AssetSync
  • Benefit from resulting models that are easy to understand, maintain and govern

USE FLEXIBLE TEMPLATES

  • Draw from extensive pre-loaded asset templates in Unify template library
  • Use and adapt pre-loaded IEC 61970 Common Information Model (CIM) asset templates*
  • Easily define your own custom templates as required
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*source: https://github.com/smart-data-models/dataModel.EnergyCIM/

CAPTURE DATA RELATIONSHIPS

  • Flexibly capture complex data relationships using a knowledge graph
  • Avoid fixed schema constraints
  • Easily build as many different asset heirarchies as needed

EXPLORE AND EXPORT

  • Explore data model in Unify with SQL queries, Cypher queries and through visual pipeline inspection
  • Export model to graph analytics tools such as Neo4j and Neptune
  • Export model to other consuming destinations such as PowerBI or ML platforms
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SETUP FOR SUCCESS

  • Work with Element data experts to setup project for success
  • Prioritize use cases to optimize for effort, return, and time to value
  • Define scope, data sources, asset templates, and output solution
  • Assess structures and cleanliness of source data and required formats for destinations
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Element Unify is helping to align flexible hierarchical views across our maintenance, APM, and operations systems.

Mike Greene
Operations Technology Leader, Nova Scotia Power