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Best practice in hard times: How to safeguard the hundreds and thousands of substations

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Like it or not, hard times are in front of us, by all means. I won’t deal the hard times now, but instead, I’ll shortly say that it’s all about... Read more

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Jeromy Peterson of Ripple Industries | Epsiode 98

From an entry-level job at a sewage plant (spoiler, it's as bad as you think) to writing a science fiction novel to earning four degrees+, Jeromy Peterson has accumulated an unusual mix of experiences over the course of his 25-year career. Hear all about it -- including the 17 years he's spent as CEO and president of Ripple Industries, an automation and control systems integration company -- in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.

 

Design Engineering For Battery Energy Storage Systems: Sizing, Selection and Operation

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In this technical article we take a deeper dive into the engineering of battery energy storage systems, selection of options and capabilities of BESS drive units, battery sizing considerations, and... Read more

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ATS Schematics and Logic Analysis for a Substation 415V AC Auxiliary Supply Panel

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In modern electrical power systems, ensuring a reliable and continuous supply of electricity is critical, particularly in facilities where downtime can result in significant operational disruptions and financial losses. Low... Read more

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BESS (Battery Energy Storage Systems) in LV and MV Power Networks: Practical Guide (Part-1)

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This article aims to inform the reader about the applications, procurement, selection & design, and integration of BESS (battery energy storage systems) into LV and MV power networks. The intended... Read more

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Often wrongly interpreted: Terminals, isolating links and bars in wiring diagrams and schematics

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Terminals and other connecting elements, such as CT/VT shorting and isolating links, test blocks, and earthlings, often need to be better understood in analysing wiring diagrams and schematics. This can... Read more

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Alex Pool of Masked Owl Technologies | Episode 97

After 30 years of experience in industrial solution leadership -- ranging from greenfield design and engineering to custom specialized solutions -- Alex Pool launched Masked Owl Technologies.



As President of this SI startup, he uses his decades of experience in a diverse technology and automation landscape -- from the destruction of WWII-era chemical weapons to sequencing paper into NYC’s local print shops – to inform this latest venture.



Alex’s true passion is in problem-solving and building integrated systems that are unmatched elsewhere.



Hear all about it in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.

 

Substation Equipment Maintenance: Often Neglected Until Something Big Drops Dead

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The aging process starts the moment new substation equipment is put into service; how quickly it happens depends on a number of factors, including the equipment’s use, the environment, the... Read more

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Mastering Electrical Connectivity: From Circuit Topology to Switching Classifications

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This technical article aims to delve into various aspects of electrical connectivity, symbol representation, and isolation methodologies, shedding light on fundamental concepts and practical applications within the field. From the... Read more

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Twelve high voltage cable construction techniques used worldwide

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This technical article discusses twelve different methods for laying high voltage cables. Out of the ten, four are deemed conventional and eight are deemed progressive. Many various utilities and companies... Read more

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Critical factors to bear in mind when designing IEC 61850 communications for digital substations

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This article aims to inform the reader of important considerations when designing an IEC 61850 based substation communication system. There is a brief background introduction to substation communications, to give... Read more

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Beckhoff USA Accelerates Growth with New Office in Austin, Texas

The Austin office will amplify support, sales and training opportunities covering an array of industries that include electric vehicles, medtech and digital manufacturing.

 

Brooks Instrument Acquires Creative Machining Technology

The acquisition strengthens the company’s ability to produce ultrahigh-purity components for critical markets like semiconductor manufacturing.

 

Yaskawa Electric’s Next-Generation Industrial Robot with AI and Autonomy Uses Wind River Linux

XPONENTIAL 2024 Launches Next Week in San Diego

Pertinent keynotes, defense programming, international participation and a start-up pavilion will move the autonomous and robotics industry forward.

 

Rockwell Automation to Showcase Latest Technologies Shaping the Future of Industrial Operations at Hannover Messe

In collaboration with partners including Cisco, Ericsson, Microsoft, ODVA, the OPC Foundation and NVIDIA, Rockwell will showcase the latest technologies shaping the future of industrial operations

 

The Open Group Open Footprint Forum Releases the Open Footprint Data Model Standard, Version 1.0, Snapshot

VDMA: Machine Vision Navigating Through Uncertain Times

"The European machine vision industry has demonstrated exceptional growth over the last decade and remains a very attractive industry," said Mark Williamson, chairman of the Board of the VDMA Machine Vision.

 

Honeywell Introduces AI-enabled Software Solution to Improve Commercial Aerospace Operations

ISA Releases Podomation Episode 3: Global Impact on Student Access to New Technology

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