Energy, Power

Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Energy, Power January 2, 2023

Eight ways to tackle rising wastewater treatment energy costs

Energy costs are rising everywhere and the wastewater treatment industry is no exception. Eight tips for reducing costs and maximizing ROI are highlighted.

By Edward Paro
Energy, Power January 2, 2023

Top 5 Control Engineering content: December 26 to January 1, 2023

The most-viewed content from the past week covered solar cell technology, MQTT, HMI and SCADA systems and more.

By Chris Vavra
Energy, Power December 21, 2022

Paper-thin solar cell can turn surfaces into power source

MIT researchers develop a scalable fabrication technique to produce ultrathin solar cells that can be seamlessly added to any surface. See video.

By Adam Zewe
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Energy, Power September 24, 2022

Gaining energy intelligence at equipment, process level

Gaining vision of site-wide energy consumption – especially at an equipment and process level – can transform both energy and operational efficiency, says Jakob Gossmann.

By Jakob Gossmann
A flow sensor can continuously monitor airflow in pneumatic systems, providing operators with clear, actionable insights regarding flow, pressure and temperature.
Energy, Power August 18, 2022

Digital transformation tools improve plant sustainability and maintenance

It’s in a facility’s best interest to prevent issues before they arise

By Amit Patel
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Energy, Power May 10, 2022

Lithium-ion battery market expected to grow

The global Lithium-ion battery market is moving into surge mode with an increase of more than 70% in 2021.

By Maya Xiao
Energy, Power April 29, 2022

Lithium’s narrow paths limit batteries

Rice University study suggests stress among misaligned particles in typical cathodes limits flow.

By Mike Williams
Courtesy: Carson Slabaugh, Purdue University
Energy, Power April 20, 2022

Propulsion lab offers testing conditions for hypersonics, combustion

Purdue's High-Speed Propulsion Laboratory will feature testing capabilities for innovative research in rocket combustion and gas turbine engines.

By Brian Huchel
Courtesy: McClure Engineering
Energy, Power April 2, 2022

Water energy reclamation for process facilities

An effective way to reclaim energy and reuse gray water derives from a process that uses elevated water temperatures for a research application. The control sequence for monitoring is highlighted.

By Erik Eaves, PE
Courtesy: Phoenix Contact USA
Energy, Power February 18, 2022

Product advice on improving system health with a dc-to-ac power inverter

Power inverter works with battery banks, solar array, mobile power and other 24 Vdc power sources, according to a company with a Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award product.

By Ken Allwine