Articles & News on Power & Energy

Obsoleting the Absence of Voltage Test?

  • Feature

By Philip Allen, Grace Engineered Products Without question, the highest risk task for qualified electrical workers is creating an electrically safe work condition. Validated installation procedures for PESDs combined with LOTO procedures significantly reduces the likelihood that workers will be exposed to voltage when creating that electrically safe work condition.

Phoenix Contact releases expanded voltage TRIO POWER range of power supplies

  • News

Two new models are designed for maritime navigation and radio communication systems. These bridge-and-deck power supplies feature DNV-GL shipbuilding approval and are optimized for EMI rejection. Phoenix Contact also offers a 12 V limited power TRIO POWER version that is NEC Class 2-certified.

Siemens to help U.S. military base in Germany enhance energy efficiency

  • Case Study

Siemens and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers signed a €7.9 million (~$9.4 million USD) contract to install, operate and maintain several energy conservation measures at the U.S. Army’s Installation Management Command (IMCOM) headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany, 23 miles from Frankfurt.

Lighthouse Systems helps SunPower integrate MES and automation in Mexican facility

  • Case Study

The manufacturing system - combining smart equipment, improved processes, plant automation and MES software - delivered on traceability and compliance requirements as well as on efficiencies.

ABB to help Iceland enhance electric vehicle infrastructure

  • News

ABB has reached an agreement with Reykjavik Energy for the delivery of 15 fast chargers. The fast chargers will boost the country’s charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and will all be commissioned by the end of 2017

ENGIE announces acquisition of Fenix International

  • News

Fenix will be the first SHS company to join a major worldwide energy company, which puts the fight against climate change and energy access at the very center of its purpose.

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Power Sources Unlimited

  • News

Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announced that it has acquired the distribution and supply business of Power Sources Unlimited, Inc.

GE announces GE Power’s Monitoring & Diagnostic Center to incorporate Predix-based Asset Performan

  • News

Running GE Digital’s APM solution will help further prevent power outages by increasing the reliability of the thousands of power producing turbines and generators monitored by the M&D Center.

Emerson helps enhance process controls at Turkish power plant

  • Case Study

Replacing the aging controls with a unified Ovation platform is expected to improve the reliability of the plant, which supplies electricity to western Istanbul. The contract was awarded by TEMSAN, the government-owned organization leading the project.

NI works with Innovari to enhance efficiency in grid operations

  • Case Study

Innovari’s Interactive Energy Platform (IEP) uses artificial intelligence, “big data” analytics, proprietary optimization routines and grid-edge hardware built on NI technology to deliver capacity and address grid demand.