AYESA is a leading Spanish engineering group with a total turnover over 250 million euros and 3.000 employees, providing integrated services related to multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, consultancy and information technology. The company has an innovative philosophy and uses its own know-how to develop pioneer projects which are tailored to customer needs offering high added value to the market.
In broad terms, AYESA group has experience in designing more than 200 industrial manufacturing plants, developing more than 30 complete EPC projects, 15 works in oil refineries, 30 fermentation plants with its own technology, 40 desalination, urban and industrial effluents, water treatment plants and more than 20 renewable energy plants. Specifically, AYESA consulting and outsourcing issue the 43% of Spanish homes and electricity billing for 12 million customers, and is in charge of education and telematics services for 9,600 schools, technology infrastructure management of 30 hospitals, more than 200,000 annual telematics health appointments and e-learning services for over 60,000 students.
Control Systems area designs and implements the most modern control systems in a variety of sectors and applications. Specifically, in relation to Starcell project, AYESA provides special added value to energy installations and industrial complexes. Its work ranges from the design to the start of operations of installations including PV solar power plants, applying the most suitable technological solution to production, including the handling of all authorisations, construction planning, purchase management, construction and assembly and, if required, their maintenance and operation.
AYESA possesses the know-how in terms of electricity supply (medium and low voltage lines, generators, photovoltaic installations, etc.), instruments for measuring physical values (power, voltage, current, electromechanical element states, etc.), remote stations, communication networks (radio, satellite, GPRS, etc.), treatment and presentation of information (control centers, web access), use of information (mathematical data modelling, decision support systems, statistical data handling, etc.).
Within AYESA staff, there are many programmers with large experience in different automation platforms, as well as highly skilled technicians specialized in electrical installations, instrumentation, communications, etc. AYESA staff tasks take place both in the office, where designing and programming stages are done, and in the construction site, where erection and commissioning stages occurs. AYESA also designs the communication infrastructure required to assure the effective interconnection between remote stations and control centres, as well as the adequate data transfer.