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United States Patent Application

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A power generation system includes a power generator operatively connected to a plurality of sensors and a processor. The processor is configured to observe usage-based or event-based data regarding one or more components and consumables of the power generator. A usage-based service schedule is observed for the one or more event-based components and consumables. Operation-based data is received from the plurality of sensors regarding the functioning of the power generation system and one or more operation-based components and consumables of the power generator. An operation-based service schedule is determined for the one or more operation-based components and consumables based on the operation-based data. A blended service schedule is generated, the blended service schedule including the usage-based service schedule and the operation-based service schedule. The blended service schedule is then provided to at least one of a local monitor or a remote monitor.
Keene, Kevin (Minneapolis, MN), Fuchs, Benjamin S. (Minneapolis, MN)
14/ 669,983
March 26, 2015
FEDERAL FUNDING STATEMENT [0001] This invention was made with government support under Contact No. DE-EE0003392 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.