Top 5 Control Engineering articles, October 12-18: Leaders under 40, Engineers’ Choice finalists, methane regulations, more

Articles about the Leaders Under 40, Engineers' Choice finalists, methane regulations, storing solar energy as hydrogen, and power quality for mission critical facilities were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 12-18. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra October 19, 2015

Control Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Oct. 12-18, covered he Leaders Under 40, Engineers’ Choice finalists, methane regulations, storing solar energy as hydrogen, and power quality for mission critical facilities. Link to each article below.

1. 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40

The 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40 are a dedicated group of engineers that give hope to the future of manufacturing. 

2. 2016 Engineering Choice Awards’ Finalists

The Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by Control Engineering’s print and online subscribers.

3. Understanding new methane regulations

Faced with new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposals for greenhouse gas reduction, oil and gas companies are turning to optical gas imaging to hunt down harmful and costly gas leaks.

4. Storing solar energy as hydrogen: Photovoltaic systems for plants

In Germany, an innovative storage power plant stores the energy produced by photovoltaic systems as hydrogen for seasonal storage, in addition to batteries for daily storage. By employing the PLC-based system, smaller companies can reduce their carbon footprint to zero. 

5. Ensuring power quality in mission critical facilities

Many industrial, commercial, and service businesses are sensitive to power quality problems because they affect a company’s ability to compete in a global economy. 

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, October 12-18, for articles published within the last two months. 

– Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.