Articles & News on Power & Energy

Puget Sound Electrical JATC wins the Fluke Connect Student Contest

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Endress + Hauser FlowTec announces expanded Swiss office extension

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This recently completed extension offers an additional 25,000 square meters of space for offices and production, which brings the facility to a total of 74,500 square meters. Endress+Hauser Process Solutions AG, the competence center for process automation and digital communication, is also housed in the new facility.

ISA announces lineup of technical division symposia for automation and control

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Each year, ISA’s technical division symposia events bring together innovators, thought leaders and other automation and control professionals from around the world to explore the latest technologies, trends and best practices.

OSI to deliver distribution management system to Ottawa power company

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Hydro Ottawa transports power from the provincial electricity grid across a distribution network comprised of 85 distribution stations, 2,700 kilometers of underground lines, 29,000 kilometers of overhead lines, 45,000 transformers, and 48,000 hydro poles.

ABB announces improvements to High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Light technology

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System design enhancements will bring a step change in compactness, with a potential to deliver 350 percent more power per square meter of space used – suitable in applications like offshore wind or interconnections, in terms of converter station footprint be it on offshore platforms or onshore installations.

Schneider Electric partners with Microsoft to enable open IoT application development

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The two will accelerate the delivery of cloud-based, IoT solutions for all of Schneider Electric’s end user segments, marrying Microsoft’s experience in the cloud with Schneider Electric’s domain expertise in power management, plants, machines, buildings, data centers and grids to empower companies in a wide variety of markets to use IoT as a competitive differentiator.

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA event to debut at SOLARPOWER International in Las Vegas

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The topics of H2+FC NORTH AMERICA will include hydrogen generation, storage and transportation, fuel cell systems and applications, stationary-, automotive-, mobile fuel cells, special markets, components and supplying technology, fuel cell and battery testing.