Inside the Top Causes of PLC Control System Failure

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By James Davey, Boulting Technology Despite their resilience and rugged design, PLC-based control systems can still break down and their failure can lead to costly downtime. This article discusses the top causes of PLC control system failure.

Cressall releases enclosure design infographic

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The guide aims to support design engineers as well as resistor end users across all industries to understand the requirements of their power resistor enclosure.

The Year of Decentralization: Energy trends heading into 2019

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By Jürgen Resch, COPA-DATA As the EU sets the pace in the global race against climate change, this article forecasts the key trends for energy in 2019, which will reaffirm Europe's position in the global renewable energy market.

OSIsoft announces partnership with Idaho National Laboratory to support microgrid and renewable tech

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The collaboration between OSIsoft and INL is intended to enable government and industry partners to advance the adoption of microgrid and renewable technologies

The Case for Wireless Power Transfer

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By Henry Boger, Independent Consultant Wireless power transfer eliminates the need for batteries and the replacement of batteries by a skilled technician who is required to go part way up a 100-foot distillation tower on the midnight shift.

ABB and SUSI partner for microgrid and energy storage projects

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The global energy transformation brings challenges and opportunities for the power sector. These include ensuring power availability and managing complex grids with a growing number of diverse, distributed energy resources and a high penetration of renewables.

Siemens announces opening of Norwegian robotic battery module factory

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The factory comprises a robotized and digitized production line with eight robotic stations with a capacity of up to 300 megawatt hours (MWh) per year.

igus introduces free tool for automated dresspack configuration

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The selection process for components can be time-consuming and error-prone, but the igus configurator enables designers to find the right system based on the triflex R energy chain from igus.

PI (Physik Instrumente) announces Dave Rego as Vice President and General Manager of PI’s North Am

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Rego has proven himself over his 18 years of growth within PI USA’s sales operations and in progressive sales leadership while working at PI USA’s Auburn headquarters.

Senseye and Iconsys partner to launch predictive maintenance service

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The companies have joined forces to launch a digital maintenance service that combines Iconsys’ expertise in industrial data collection and integrated manufacturing systems with Senseye’s prognostics and predictive maintenance software.