Articles & News on Power & Energy

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of Applied Instrument Technologies

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The acquisition adds to Schneider Electric’s process automation portfolio that already includes Foxboro plant instrumentation, Foxboro and PlantStruxure PES process automation systems, Modicon PAC systems and Triconex safety systems.

ABB announces Dr. Jef Beerten as first winner of ABB Research Award

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Dr. Jef Beerten from KU Leuven, Belgium, receives a US $‚Ää300,000 grant over the next three years for ongoing research at the forefront of energy technology.

GE to help Spirit Aerosystems forward to the Industrial Internet

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Looking to increase production of critical aviation industry products, Spirit AeroSystems will implement Efficiency Analyzer on Predix, GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet.

Schneider Electric to deliver automation controller for Vallejo, CA flood control

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Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will implement its Modicon M580 programmable automation controller (ePAC) platform to help the VSFCD continue to improve the quality wastewater and flood control services it provides to the people of the district.

ABB announces Stage 3 launch of reorganization strategy

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ABB is shaping and focusing its divisional structure into four divisions: Electrification Products, Robotics and Motion, Industrial Automation and Power Grids, effective January 1, 2017.

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.