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Adjusting to the new normal in the oil & gas industry means increased innovation alongside operational discipline and re-evaluating medium-voltage switchgear applications. Courtesy: Schneider Electric
Energy, Power October 2, 2018

The era of air insulated switchgear has passed

Adjusting to the new normal in the oil & gas industry means increased innovation alongside operational discipline and re-evaluating medium-voltage switchgear applications.

By Joe Richard
Energy, Power September 26, 2018

Battery developed to capture carbon dioxide from power plants

Researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plant by continuously converting carbon dioxide into a solid mineral carbonate as it discharges.

By David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
Energy, Power September 1, 2018

Choosing between DIN and Deutsch connectors

DIN connectors are easier to assemble than Deutsch connectors, but Deutsch connectors have more customizable parts for specialized applications.

By Paul Badowski
Energy, Power August 16, 2018

Flow batteries designed to offer cost-effective storage for renewable power

Researchers at Stanford have developed a rechargeable battery designed to store large amounts of renewable power created through wind or solar sources.

By Mark Golden, Stanford University
Energy, Power August 10, 2018

Alternatives to axles: Hydraulic direct wheel drive motors

Designing a frame to accept a hydraulic direct wheel drive system will greatly increase the available space for other system components.

By David Saunders, Cross Company
Energy, Power August 8, 2018

Crude oil prices expected to decrease from recent highs

The EIA reports that oil prices are expected to drop from recent highs by the end of 2018 due to higher production from OPEC and Russia.

By EIA
Energy, Power August 5, 2018

Visualizing plant performance management optimization

Enabling integrated plant performance management is becoming easier with new tools available to widen optimization of individual units or areas.

By Control Engineering
Sponsored White Paper Energy, Power July 9, 2018

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This white paper discusses how to rebuild or simplify electromechanical design systems.

By CFE Media
Energy, Power July 7, 2018

Smarter energy monitoring with predictive maintenance, IoT solutions

Advanced power measurement is in widespread use in controls engineering to save energy and classify machine behaviors by using predictive maintenance and Internet of Things (IoT) tools to reduce costs and boost operating efficiency of equipment.

By Sree Potluri, Beckhoff Automation
Energy, Power June 6, 2018

Project roundtable: Automation and controls

Case studies in oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and water-wastewater applications offer advice in control system integration, automation upgrades, and project management.

By N.James, Burrow Global; R.Pflum, Automation Plus; J.Palazuelos, ECN Automation