The customer wanted to introduce a scalable, secure, customizable, and cost-effective remote monitoring solution, and also to develop a platform that can monitor, manage and forecast power generation to help meet supply commitments to Utilities.
A Japanese multinational OEM formed a long-term partnership with QuEST to design and develop a customized distributed control system. The next-generation system runs on client-server architecture and integrates with database systems, mobile apps, and cloud apps.
Identify opportunities to reduce component and development process costs for one of the world’s leading wind turbine OEMs. Evaluate processes for conceptual or detail design, design evaluation and verification, sourcing negotiations, and best-cost country selection.
A leading Power manufacturer wanted to increase the availability of turbines through mechanisms that can avoid damage and hence reduce unplanned expenditure. They partnered with QuEST to develop a tool that can also make the data spread across multiple silos, help in rapid data mining, and give a consolidated view to monitor performances.
US-based OEM partnered with QuEST to develop a fuel system to support burning liquefied propane and heavy gas fuel during start-up, runtime and shut-down.
Reduce energy use for a major US museum by implementing an energy efficient temperature and humidity control solution integrated with the museum’s HVAC system.
Optimized energy consumption by leveraging an IoT network to access 1.3TB of historical data. Applied Machine Learning algorithms to predict optimal set points for dehumidification, reheating and re-humidification.
End-to-End Aftermarket Capabilities
QuEST offers a wide range of fully managed aftermarket services supported by a dedicated CoE for each customer. Our unique combination of local-global resources provides the expertise Power companies need to execute aftermarket services efficiently, and to keep power systems operating at optimum capacity.
Our services include: Modifications and Upgrades, Outage and Repair Tool Engineering, Product Fleet Data Management, Repair Engineering, Nonconformance Engineering, Technical Publication Services, Spares and Service Part Management, Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics
Accelerated and Cost-effective Execution of Control System Engineering for New and Retrofit Projects
QuEST provides a range of control systems engineering services that span hardware engineering, software engineering, testing, and commissioning support to help OEMs, Utility companies, and EPCs to design and deploy new control systems and retrofit existing systems. Our services help Power companies to complete projects cost-effectively and provide global support in the Power market to meet the increasing demand for traditional and renewable forms of energy.
Our services include: System Configuration and I/O Engineering, Control Logic Implementation, HMI and SCADA Configuration, System Testing and Commissioning
Accelerated and Cost-Effective Digital Grid Transformations
QuEST’s digital grid solutions accelerate the deployment of new smart grids and enable Power companies to quickly modernize existing grids with minimum downtime, comply with industry standards, and also defend against cyber attacks.
Our services include: Remote Monitoring, IT-OT Systems Integration, Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS), Demand Response Programs and Automated Smart Meter Infrastructure
Automate and Optimize Power Network Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Consumption
QuEST’s digital transformation solutions enhance the real-time capabilities of a wide range of Power company processes:
Our services include: Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Applications, Internet of Things (IoT), Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality, Robotics R&D and Security.
Actionable Insights to drive Digital Transformation of Power-system Engineering Processes
For OEMs and Utilities that need to optimize power generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption, QuEST provides the expertise to mine and analyze data from disparate systems. We leverage technology to cleanse and process data, and then produce data models to analyze the data and generate predictive analytic reports. With this information, Power companies can effectively analyze operational data in real-time to improve process efficiencies as well as system reliability and availability.
Our services include: Prognostics and Diagnostics, Energy Management and Power Utilization, Transmission and Distribution (System Reliability and Consumption Analytics) and Data Analytics for Actionable Insights
Modernize Engineering Processes to Accelerate System Delivery and Repairs While Lowering Production Costs
QuEST’s Manufacturing Engineering solutions feature quick turnaround times and detailed processes based on approved Power industry standards. We have built clear documentation on how to apply process improvements, so power companies can improve margins by optimizing manufacturing costs and enhancing product quality.
Our services include: Parts Production Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Aftermarket Support, Manufacturing Process and Inspection Optimization, and Technology Transformation.
Monitor and Control Development Lifecycles to Avoid Budget Overruns and Achieve Cost Targets
Leveraging our expertise in the leading product cost management application platforms, QuEST provides solutions for power generation, transmission, and distribution systems using a proactive approach that helps avoid cost overruns.
Our services include: Should-cost Analysis, Yield Optimization, Value Engineering, Product Teardown Analysis, Lean Manufacturing, and Target Costing
The Expertise to Support Unique OEM Workflows and Drive Products to Market Faster
QuEST provides mechanical design and simulation to support a wide range of power generation systems: gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, internal turbines, skids, enclosures and structures, as well as renewable energy systems for onshore and offshore wind power generation.
Our services include: New Product Development, Sustenance Engineering, Product Fulfilment, Product Cost-Out, Configuration and Engineering Change Management, and Piping Engineering Support
Drive New Product Development and Sustain Existing Systems
QuEST offers a wide range of software and electronic engineering services that help to drive new system design and development, and to enhance and sustain the lifecycle of existing systems. For every solution we deliver, we apply an extensive verification and validation process to ensure best performance.
Our software engineering services include: New Product Initiatives, Legacy Product Enhancement and Sustenance, Testing and Test Automation, Continuous Integration and DevOps.
Our electronics engineering services include: New Product Initiatives, Legacy Product Re-engineering and Obsolescence Management, Validation and Verification, and Certification Support Services
Maximize Your Supply Chain Performance
Today’s supply chain networks are more complex than ever. QuEST helps OEMs to solve this challenge by monitoring and managing the existing processes more efficiently, and by making fundamental improvements in the way your supply chain is organized. We can also help you launch new products successfully by establishing supplier networks and transitioning parts from development into production. We deliver the skills to handle the complete lifecycle and coordinate the work at every step in the process.
Our services include: Supply Chain Visibility, Supplier Rationalization, New Product Launch and Product Transition, Supplier Readiness and Producibility, Product Cost Reduction and Asset Tracking.
DAQ, IEDs, Protocols
DER integration & VPP
Smart meter design, firmware and protocols