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Siemens MindSphere Application Center opens in India

March 6, 2019
Designed to optimize asset value and performance for coal and steam-based power plants

Siemens has opened its new MindSphere Application Center in India, a state-of-the-art digitalized technology center, supported by Siemens’ MindSphere, an open, cloud-based IoT operating system that lets customers connect machines and physical infrastructure to the digital world and their thermodynamic digital twins.

The MindSphere Application Center, opened in Gurgaon, is the first in the world aimed at digital solutions for coal and steam-based power plants. It will offer Siemens digital technology solutions such as Remote Diagnostic Services (RDS), performance optimizer, remote maintenance, power plant management, digital whiteboard and will act as a platform for working with virtual collaboration and customer co-creation.

Siemens' Power Generation Services CEO Tim Holt, Sunil Mathur, MD & CEO, Siemens Ltd. in India; and Prashant Jain, head of power generation services, Siemens Ltd.

Siemens will be offering additional solutions from its Omnivise digital services portfolio at the center. Experts will work closely with ecosystem partners and digitalization consultants to address the core issues facing the power sector and develop answers using digital solutions and engaging with key stakeholders. In addition, Siemens will be co-creating specific solutions with customers on steam and coal plant requirements such as coal blending solutions, augmented reality, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, virtual reality for training and outage planning based on grid trends.

India has the third largest coal fired capacity in the world and delivers more than 944 Billion Units (BU) from coal out of the total of approximately 1150 BU electricity per year to the grid.

This center in Gurgaon is one of 58 Siemens MindSphere Application Centers established globally.

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