Eskom generates approximately 95 percent of the electricity used in South Africa and 45 percent of the electricity used in Africa.
Before replacing conventional substation design methods with the Bentley platform, Eskom selected a proof-of-concept project to test
the approaches in parallel. The team initiated simultaneous design development for one of three transmission stations for Greytown
Metropolitan Transit Station.
Although the “real” project was deferred due to financial constraints, the proof-of-concept design continued using Bentley Substation and
Bentley Navigator. Despite the time it took to create the initial database, the overall duration of the project was substantially less than it
would have been with conventional methods. Clash detection and resolution also proved to be effective with i-models. Initial estimates
indicated a 40 percent reduction in design delivery time through the use of Bentley technology.
The municipal enterprise Chernigovvodokanal specializes in catchment, treatment, and distribution of water; construction of municipal
pipelines; and engineering and construction works. In this project for the city of Chernihiv, an historic city in northern Ukraine, the city
council invested USD 1.66 million to create a system for remote monitoring and control of water and wastewater processes in the city.
The scope of work involved integrating a local automated control system installed by Chernigovvodokanal with retrofitted equipment
that implements system functions. The system provides operational management and control of technological processes and equipment;
maintenance and optimization of the water supply system; and early detection, localization, and elimination of failures. The system will
reduce plant staffing requirements and save energy, water, and chemicals. Bentley Map and WaterGEMS were implemented.
Municipal Enterprise Chernigovvodokanal of the Chernihiv City Council | Chernihiv, Chernihivskaya, Ukraine
Creating a System for Remote Monitoring and Control of Water and Wastewater Processes
Innovation in Utilities and Communications Networks
Eskom Holdings SOC Limited | Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Bentley Substation Proof of Concept Project – Greytown MTS