Perpetua Energy Harvesting Solution
Perpetua Energy Harvesters are designed to address the limitations
of today’s battery-only powered industrial sensors. Depending
upon the sensor and application they can eliminate or significantly
ameliorate these issues.
Run your sensors with the update
rates you want
Depending upon your sensor and local heat source, Perpetua Energy
Harvesters may generate sufficient power to fully drive the sensor
at its maximum network update rates for the life of the sensor.
This allows you the operational benefits of having a more complete
and timely picture of the equipment and process being monitored.
Reduce your battery maintenance
There are two use cases for Perpetua Energy Harvesters depending
upon the specifics of the sensor, its configuration and customer
Energy Harvester is used with a battery
to provide sensor power.
Here the supplemental power from the Energy Harvester means that
in all conditions the battery life will be extended. In the many
cases where Perpetua Energy Harvesters are supplying in excess
of the sensor power requirements, the battery will effectively
not be used and its life and replacement frequency will be determined
by its no-load storage life. Foregoing the need to replace sensor
batteries, when taking into account their full maintenance costs,
can have a dramatic multi-year cost savings.
Energy Harvester is the sole sensor power
While many sensor power configurations will benefit from an EH
supplementing a battery, in applications not requiring redundancy
full battery elimination can provide maximum battery cost savings.
Power Source Redundancy
In all deployments, the use of Perpetua Energy Harvesters in conjunction
with batteries provides sensor power redundancy for critical monitoring
applications during the life of the battery. This “belt and
suspenders” approach provides dual power sources insuring
that critical sensor reporting is available and maintained for long
durations. It insures that network operation is continued under
the wider range of conditions including the loss of either power