Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Technical Review
    Vol. 58 No. 1 (2021)   New Products & Technologies
    New Products

    AI Remote Monitoring and Operational Support System MaiDAS&reg for Optimal Management of Waste to Energy Plants

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
    Environmental & Chemical
    Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Business Unit, Domestic Division

    The recent needs of Waste to Energy (WtE) plants are often the simultaneous realization of stable operation and cost reduction. While an increasing number of WtE plants are now run by the private sector on DBO (Design-Build-Operate) basis as a result of administrative transitions from municipalities, as the shortage of experienced operators accelerates, it is becoming increasingly important to secure not only the conventional on-site-basis operation/management, but also to provide a remote support system. Against this background, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC) has developed the MaiDAS&reg AI-based remote monitoring and operational support system for the optimal management of WtE plants, which increases the sophistication and efficiency of plant administration by analyzing the operational data from each plant and sharing the expertise obtained therefrom with other plants, in order to unify the operational management of multiple plants.