Modelling and Optimization of Wind Farms’ Processes Using BPM

  • Vincenza CarchioloEmail author
  • Giovanni Catalano
  • Michele Malgeri
  • Carlo Pellegrino
  • Giulio Platania
  • Natalia Trapani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 380)


Business Process Management (BPM) is an accepted discipline and its importance for industrial automation is recognized by all players today. The complexity of modern management process will lead to chaos without a well-designed and effective BPM. Today, several tools exist, both commercial and open-source, but the selection of the appropriate tool for each organization could be a hard work. The first result of these research is a state-of-the-art of Intelligent Business Process Management Suites and a compared analysis of their features in order to choose the most suitable for processes’ management in a renewable energy power plant. The second research finding is the expliting of BPMN approach to simplify the processes of a Wind Farm company. Process flow optimization had a positive impact both on processes’ efficacy and efficiency and then on the business value proposition. A relevant result of the study was also the definition of some typical maintenance related processes and of maintenance management metrics based on specific KPIs.


Supply chain BPMS Asset management Maintenance Renewable energy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica ed InformaticaUniversitá di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento Ingegneria Elettrica Elettronica InformaticaUniversitá di CataniaCataniaItaly
  3. 3.Development and Support Center BaxEnergy - AcirealeAcirealeItaly

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