Engine Paralleling and Integration Control (EPIC)

Engine Paralleling and Integration Control (EPIC)

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). ...
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Technical Summary

Configuration
Remote 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 Operation
Emergency Standby with redundant master control, Utility paralleling, peak shaving, and closed transition to/from Generator Power (with optional utility control panel)
Application
LV and MV (208V-27kV)

Generator Protective Devices

ANSI Protective Devices
15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 90 (Industrial Grade)

Utility Protective Devices

ANSI Protective Devices
15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32,47 (Industrial Grade)

Environmental Parameters

Certifications
UL / cUL 508A
Control Panel Enclosure
NEMA 12
Operating Temperature
0°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature
-20°C to 60°C

Product 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:

Optional Equipment:

    Generator Control Panel (for 3-10 Gensets)
    • With breaker position indications and circuit breaker control switch
    Utility Control Panel (for Utility Paralleling And Control)
    • With utility close lockout switch, breaker position indications, and circuit breaker control switch
    Supplemental Hardware 25 Device
    • Provides additional discrete synchronization protection
    Data Table Interface
    • Accommodates interface with a building management system
    Generator Demand Priority Control
    • 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