2018 HANNOVER MESSE & CeMAT to see Industry 4.0 meeting Logistics 4.0

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By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com From April 23-27, 2018, HANNOVER MESSE and CeMAT will run concurrently with a particular emphasis on integration in supply chain and manufacturing. The theme -'Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate' - encompasses the range of Industry 4.0 technology, thinking, and creative applications

Elipse Software helps Taiwan power company enhance smart grid platform

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Based on Industry 4.0 concepts, this technology runs in an XMPP server cloud and compiles IEC 61850-8-2 XMPP and IEC 61850-7-420 protocols for DER (Distributed Energy Resource) via a plug & play gateway.

ABB to help Washington D.C. strengthen electrical network

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The Capital Grid project was initiated to replace aging grid infrastructure and increase transmission capacity in the District of Columbia and Maryland, to address current and future energy needs.

ABB to help enhance wind power for two Alaskan villages

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ABB will partner with the communities of Deering and Buckland to install modular “plug-and-play” microgrids that will leverage ABB Ability Microgrid Plus automation system and PowerStore storage technology, to maximize the adoption of wind power.

ABB delivers microgrid and storage system to help Jamaican power company integrate renewable energy

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As part of an initiative to integrate more renewable sources into its energy mix, JPS has incorporated about 160 MW of renewable energy into the power grid, accounting for about one quarter of its total generation capacity.

Otis announces switch on of solar-powered Florence, SC facility

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The installation is part of Otis’ sustainability efforts and is anticipated to beat the Florence facility’s five-year greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal of 15 percent, compared to 2015 energy consumption, by year three.

IDEC announces release of WindEDIT Lite app for iOS and Android devices

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With the WindEDIT Lite app, users can monitor any PLC parameter, and change set points and other values. Data register, input, output, timer and counter values can be monitored and controlled using the standard Dialog Interface.

ABB and CADENAS partner to enhance ABB's flip catalog for the SNK series terminal blocks

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The customers and interested parties can browse through all available terminal blocks and can also access intelligent, technical product information such as 3D CAD models, PDF data sheets, product videos or other websites with a click

Eaton announces cybersecurity collaboration with UL

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The collaboration is helping to establish measurable cybersecurity criteria for network-connected power management products and systems.

ABB to help Polish company enhance management of national power network

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This is the first installation in Continental Europe to provide a detailed network model which will support the safe operation of PSE’s national power network and its interface within the European energy market. The initiative is part of Poland’s efforts to upgrade and modernize the country’s grid.