System-level control for parallel genset operations
The DMC 1500 PowerCommand Paralleling System combines Cummins Power Generation’s microprocessor-based control technology with a new icon-based graphical user interface designed to maximize user-friendliness.
The DMC 1500 PowerCommand Paralleling System combines Cummins Power Generation’s microprocessor-based control technology with a new icon-based graphical user interface designed to maximize user-friendliness. The system consists of a PowerCommand system-level digital master control integrated with custom-engineered switchgear. The DMC 1500 communicates with the PowerCommand generator set and transfer switch controls for seamless integration. DMC 1500 systems can also be used for prime power at remote locations. Power transitions can be open or closed, in either fast (100 ms) or gradual ramping mode. The system includes utility paralleling functions for peak-shaving, base-loading, and load add/load shed sequence control.
Cummins Power Generation
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Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.