Articles & News on Power & Energy

Rotork helps automate flow control at Mexican hydroelectric facility

  • Case Study

The modular CK design enabled the operator to tailor the actuator specification to precisely match the requirements of the application. The selection of CK actuators complete with Centronik digital control units required only the provision of a mains electricity supply to provide automation of the previously hand operated valves.

GE introduces multiple integrated productivity solutions at Minds + Machines Europe

  • News

The event outlined GE's intended path to greater productivity for customers who take advantage of advances in the company’s Asset Performance Management (APM) and ServiceMax industrial applications, powered by Predix, GE’s platform for the Industrial Internet.

ABB announces opening of Swiss UPS test facility

  • News

This capability will enhance ABB’s ability to address trends toward bigger, more power-hungry data centers and industrial plants that require ever-larger UPS systems.

Thomson collaborates with Geek Group Science Institute to develop Tesla Coil designs

  • News

An R&D program has been initiated there to discover new uses for the TC with help from a new automated process for winding coils.

Schneider recognized as a Leader in ADMS systems by Gartner

  • News

For the fourth consecutive year, Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, was recognised as a Leader in ADMS systems by Gartner, Inc. in their Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems report.

OSIsoft announces Softbank acquisition of minority interest

  • News

As part of the investment, OSIsoft and SoftBank will collaborate on developing new products and services enabling digital transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and strengthening OSIsoft’s presence in new markets.

Puget Sound Electrical JATC wins the Fluke Connect Student Contest

  • News

The Puget Sound Electrical JATC team — students Matthew Pulk, Andrew Wissink, Pavel Lutsyuk, and Xerxes Shelly, and advisor Steve Uhrich — used Fluke Connect Wireless Sensors and software to provide the information necessary for re-commissioning a customer's solar photovoltaic system and confirming that the photovoltaic system generated the power anticipated.

Data Device Corporation announces acquisition of North Hills Signal Processing Corporation

  • News

This addition of North Hills Signal Processing to the DDC family expands DDC’s transformer product and technology portfolio with MIL-STD-1553, RF wideband, interface and power magnetic solutions, along with expanded manufacturing capabilities and engineering resources.

ABB to showcase solar technology investments at Intersolar Europe

  • News

ABB’s solar conversion technology is suitable for power ranges from small kW to multi-MW, and is backed up by a comprehensive package of communication, monitoring and control solutions, designed to maximize solar power profits and support across the entire life cycle of a project.

Reining in on Industrial Automation: The benefits of cloud computing in the manufacturing industry

  • Feature

By Johannes Petrowisch, COPA-DATA Today, advancements in connectivity and the introduction of cloud computing are making monitoring industrial environments a lot more sophisticated. As we enter the era of the smart factory, this article will discusses the benefits of cloud computing for the manufacturing industry.