Power & Energy 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

view all

MEDIA

in Power & Energy
Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

view all

RESOURCES

in Power & Energy
  • Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security 
    Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security

    Written by Dr Steven Fawkes, ‘Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy’ provides managers,... MORE

  • Eaton releases Solar Circuit Protection Solutions

    Fuses, circuit breakers, power distribution blocks and surge protective devices (SPDs) for commercial, utility and residential solar segments... MORE

  • ACM Facility Safety Announces Summer Process Safety Courses

    Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide... MORE

  • view all

    WHITE PAPERS

    in Power & Energy
  • Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance 
    Using smart field devices to improve safety system...

    By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
    Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation.... MORE

  • Flue gas monitoring sensors 
    Flue gas monitoring sensors

    By Tom Gurd, City Technology
    There is a lot of focus on flue gas analyzers, but it’s also important to remember that an analyzer is only as... MORE

  • Mobile Devices White Paper 
    Mobile Devices White Paper

    By Opto 22
    Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely... MORE

  • view all

    CASE STUDIES

    in Power & Energy
  • Advanticsys monitors wind and solar in Spain 
    Advanticsys monitors wind and solar in Spain

    Kliux Energies in Spain selected Advanticsys’ remote monitoring technology to manage their renewable-energy generation facilities. MORE

  • NORD gear units pump water at reservoir project 
    NORD gear units pump water at reservoir project

    An underground pumping station was created to pump water from the Limmernboden reservoir into the Muttsee lake about 600 m higher up. This... MORE

  • SCADA system monitors 2,479 wind turbines 
    SCADA system monitors 2,479 wind turbines

    Iberdrola Renewables in Oregon uses a SCADA system from PcVue in its National Control Center to monitor every turbine at every wind farm throughout... MORE

  • view all

    EVENTS

    in Power & Energy
    November 4, 2014 - November 6, 2014
    Seattle , WA, United States


    The marcus evans 4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability conference will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for hydro plant maintenance and reliability.

    November 5, 2014 - November 7, 2014
    Las Vegas , NV, USA


    Remote Monitoring & Control 2014 will cover the latest advancements for monitoring and managing distributed equipment and facilities via recent developments in SCADA, remote networks (wireless & wired), security (cyber & physical), automation, onsite and back-up power, M2M and all other manner of technology that allows for the management of remote assets.

    November 17, 2014 - November 18, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    The annual Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) meeting, hosted by Rockwell Automation just prior to the Automation Fair event, is an opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with peers, learn best practices and discover solutions to improve their processes and create new revenue.

    view all

    TRAINING

    in Power & Energy
    October 27, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.

    November 3, 2014 - November 4, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN

    November 4, 2014
    Portland , OR


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).