The current article explains the RCM methodology, the root- cause analysis and its development planning. This innovation model is based on the knowledge and expertise of technicians with a clear management commitment in the electrical utility environment considering the sector trends.
European utilities have a great impact on liberalisation, globalisation, regulations and environmental issues. Technology and innovation have become the key drivers to offer added value to the final clients and a strategic advantage over competitors. Eduardo Mascarell explains how Endesa is going to enhance a traditional maintenance model based on corrective and preventive tasks, into predictive models where the keyword is "reliability".The aim is to consider the critical tasks and its periodicity to achieve the best performance of the equipment.