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Schneider Electric announces wind forecasting for WeatherSentryOnline platform

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Schneider Electric’s Hub Height Wind forecasting capabilities provide wind speeds, wind gusts and wind direction forecasts seven days in advance at different heights of turbines. Turbine-specific forecasts can be generated for any worldwide wind farm location.

Bedrock provides SCADA RTU platform for Clarksville Light and Water

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The project is part of Clarksville, Arkansas' plan to save up to $2M over the next five years through improved control, monitoring, and security of its electric grid and water treatment facilities.

Siluria names Erik Scher as Chief Operations Officer

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As COO, Dr. Scher is responsible for the company's operating activities, including its OCM demonstration plant in Texas and multiple pilot plants in California, and leading its research and development, scale-up, intellectual property, and technology teams.

ABB announces NKT Cables acquisition of ABB's cable system business

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NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business with a total value of 836 million euros (US$934 million). The business is part of ABB’s Power Grids division, which is undergoing a strategic review.

ABB announces Guido Jouret as Chief Digital Officer

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Jouret has been Chief Technical Officer at Nokia Technologies since April 2015, and recently drove a major acquisition in the digital health sector. Jouret will work from ABB’s Silicon Valley and Zurich offices.

Rotork actuators support environmental improvement at Aberthaw Power Station

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Through the use of automation that includes Rotork valve actuation, Aberthaw can efficiently generate around 1555 MW of electricity for the National Grid System, which is enough power to meet the needs of some three million households.

Dalian Metro uses Rockwell Automation to integrate system, cuts energy usage by 12%

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The entire Dalian metro system includes more than 50 redundant Allen-Bradley MicroLogix and CompactLogix controllers with about 100,000 I/O points across the different stations.

NEMA publishes NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers

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The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance to engineers regarding the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for selective coordination.

Emerson Industrial's Unidrive AC delivers power for German textile company

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Freudenberg needed to replace an AC drive within their nonwoven production facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The need for a small footprint drove them to the Unidrive SP AC drive from Emerson.

EU Automation releases guide to smart technology

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EU Automation's one page guide provides an insight into the smart technologies lighting the way to a more energy efficient future. The resource is designed for anyone with an active interest in the automation industry.