Articles & News on Power & Energy

Three ASHRAE professional building certifications earn ANSI accreditation

  • News

Accreditation was approved May 23 for ASHRAE’s Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP), Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) and Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP)

CarrefourSA implements COPA-DATA's zenon for energy management

  • Case Study

The solution for fully automated retail markets consisted of implementing central and remote SCADA servers with the ability to handle large numbers of parameters, installing new energy meters, automation panels and PLC control panels. For CarrefourSA, zenon was the best solution.

ISA releases preliminary program for Power Industry Division (POWID) and EPRI Symposium

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The 59th Power Industry Division (POWID) and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Symposium will be held 27-30 June 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina USA.

ABB appoints Sami Atiya as Head of Discrete Automation and Motion

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Atiya served Siemens for 18 years in the US and Europe, most recently since 2011 as CEO of the Mobility and Logistics division and as CEO of the Computer Tomography unit from 2008 to 2011.

War of the Currents: AC/DC Power & Direct Current in the Data Center

  • Feature

By Darren Halford, EU Automation George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison, arguably two of the brightest minds in science, engaged in a decade-long vendetta over alternating (AC) and direct (DC) electrical currents. This article discusses the war of the currents and its implication on modern data centers.

Schneider Electric appoints Annette Clayton as President & CEO - North America Operations

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In addition to her new role as President and CEO of Schneider Electric’s largest operating region, Clayton will continue to serve as the Group’s Chief Supply Chain Officer leading the Global Supply Chain organization.

Tajj Group chooses Menzel to replace defective motors

  • Case Study

Menzel Elektromotoren GmbH was chosen to replace defective motors after an internet search. The original motors had failed after only two years of operation, because they were unable to withstand the loads and high temperatures in the pumping station.

ISA releases abstract call for 2016 Process Control and Safety Symposium and Exhibition

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The ISA program committee calls for process industry leaders, particularly in the chemical and energy processing fields, to submit abstracts for presentation consideration prior to July 22

Precision Path announces manufacturing industry survey

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Users of portable metrology systems are invited and encouraged to take the survey, which will address usage scenarios and issues impacting industries, such as automotive, power generation, oil and gas, and any related field that manufactures precision parts that require in-place measurement.

GE works with Nigerian manufacturers to develop large scale industries

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The Manufacturing Association of Nigeria inaugurated its Large Corporation Group, which will come up with policy recommendations that will lead to a conducive economic and social climate for the operation and development for large scale industries in Nigeria.