New | 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).

Technical 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)
Generator Protective Devices
ANSI Protective Devices15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 90 (Industrial Grade)
Utility Protective Devices
ANSI Protective Devices15/25. 27/59, 81 O/U, 32,47 (Industrial Grade)
Environmental Parameters
CertificationsUL / cUL 508A
Control Panel EnclosureNEMA 12
Operating Temperature0°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature-20°C to 60°C

  • 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

Instant Auto Selector Switch
  • Allows user to return sysem to automatic in the event of a touchscreen failure

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



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