Engine Paralleling and Integration Control (EPIC)

Request Info

SPECS SUMMARY

ConfigurationRemote modular paralleling control system (Master Control Panel for the first 2 generator sets and optional tie breaker, separate add-on control panels for up to 8 additional generator sets, utility paralleling control, and distribution control)
Modes of OperationEmergency Standby with redundant master control, Utility paralleling, peak shaving, and closed transition to/from Generator Power (with optional utility control panel)
ApplicationLV and MV (208V-27kV)
ANSI Protective Devices15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 90 (Industrial Grade)
The Engine Paralleling and Integration Control (EPIC) product line provides standard paralleling controls in a remote cabinet separate from the engine generator set and separate from switchgear (breakers and bus).

Specifications

ConfigurationRemote modular paralleling control system (Master Control Panel for the first 2 generator sets and optional tie breaker, separate add-on control panels for up to 8 additional generator sets, utility paralleling control, and distribution control)
Modes of OperationEmergency Standby with redundant master control, Utility paralleling, peak shaving, and closed transition to/from Generator Power (with optional utility control panel)
ApplicationLV and MV (208V-27kV)
ANSI Protective Devices15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 90 (Industrial Grade)
ANSI Protective Devices15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32,47 (Industrial Grade)
CertificationsUL / cUL 508A
Control Panel EnclosureNEMA 12
Operating Temperature0°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature-20°C to 60°C

Benefits and Features

  • Easy Connectivity to Generator Mounted Electrically Operated Circuit Breaker or Freestanding Switchgear with Electrically Operated Breaker
  • High Speed Ethernet Supervisory Network
  • Redundant Master Technology
  • Bumpless Backup of Master Control Functions
  • Password Protection for Critical Settings
  • Automatic Start/Stop
  • Automatic Load and VAR Sharing
  • Automatic “Dead Bus” Coordination
  • Automatic Power Factor Control when in Parallel with Utility Power
  • Programmable Load Shed / Load Add Functions
  • Touch Screen (HMI) Display

Standard Equipment

  • Allows user to return sysem to automatic in the event of a touchscreen failure

Optional Equipment

  • With breaker position indications and circuit breaker control switch
  • With utility close lockout switch, breaker position indications, and circuit breaker control switch
  • Provides additional discrete synchronization protection
  • Accommodates interface with a building management system
  • An automatic priority sequencing function to modulate the number of gensets online to control load percentages per machine, assist with fuel efficiency, and maintain adequate reserve capacity