Challenges of asset management

  • Equipment (transformer) availability
  • Reliability of aged assets
  • No unplanned outages
  • Low failure rate
  • Reduced (optimum) life-cycle costs
    à Maximum utilization / Lifetime extension - high average lifetime
    à maintenance free and reliable components (retrofit & upgrade)
  • Knowledge of condition of transformer and components
  • Basis for investment decision
    à Transformer fleet is crowing and aging
    à Asset life cycle management and Asset life extension becomes more and more important