Articles & News on Distributed Control System

EPLAN's Cogineer helps Hanseatic Power Solutions automate control cabinet engineering

  • Case Study

Hanseatic Power Solutions GmbH (HPS) automated its control cabinet engineering in several steps and has just implemented EPLAN Cogineer. The company has now used a "before and after" comparison to record actual time savings. Electrical planning alone now takes only 20% of the original time.

Emerson helps Oklahoma Gas and Electric automate power plant

  • Case Study

Located in Luther, Oklahoma, the Redbud plant comprises four identical 1X1 units generating a combined output of 1,230 megawatts.

Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency

  • Case Study

Madison-Kipp Corporation (MKC), based in Madison, Wisconsin, makes precision machined aluminum die castings and subassemblies for the transportation, lawn & garden, and industrial markets. When it wanted to bring down costs and raise efficiency, MKC implemented Ignition by Inductive Automation

How Hydrogen Fuel Cells are Transforming Industry

  • by Håkan Holmberg
  • Feature

A fuel cell is a device that converts energy stored in molecules into electrical energy. Using hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) as power, the fuel cell produces water, electricity and heat without creating any emissions other than water vapour. This article explains the possibilities of hydrogen fuel cells.

Global Market Insights Report: SCADA Market Revenue to Surpass USD $50B by 2026

  • News

The SCADA market growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of automation technologies by oil & gas, utility, and manufacturing industries.

Rockwell Automation helps City of Tacoma upgrade DCS to enhance visibility in wastewater treatment

  • News

The city collaborated with Carollo Engineers, an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater facilities, to help with the technology selection process. The team evaluated different solutions’ capabilities, support services, and more. The PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) from Rockwell Automation came out on top.

Open Systems International to enhance energy management for Tucson power company

  • News

This will replace TEP’s legacy EMS system in mid-2021. TEP has previously contracted with OSI to implement OSI’s Advanced Distribution Management System with Outage Management capabilities for control of their distribution networks.

The Robots Are Coming: Are your employees ready?

  • by Mark Howard
  • Feature

Endless examples of robot uprisings and plots for world domination haven’t assisted the technology’s efforts to be welcomed by humans in the workplace. This article discusses three crucial steps to alleviating human resistance to robot deployment.

Taking an Incremental, Multi-Stage Approach When Upgrading Aging DCS Systems

  • Feature

By Stephen Armstrong, Freelance Industrial Writer With some DCS systems now decades old, system users often know they need to upgrade but find the task daunting given the cost and potential for disruption of operations while the new system is brought online.

Yokogawa Electric announces strategic alliance framework with SABIC

  • News

Under this alliance agreement, Yokogawa will promote localization in Saudi Arabia, and its integrated control systems and safety instrumented systems will be preferentially selected for plants operated by SABIC in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.