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Why monitoring and control systems could transform renewables

As renewable energy investments grow rapidly, the role of monitoring and control systems for these assets is becoming vital, writes Pritil Gunjan.
Microsoft creates digital twin of new Singapore HQ

Microsoft creates digital twin of new Singapore HQ

Microsoft has unveiled a digital twin of its new regional headquarters in Singapore.

Huawei identifies top 10 solar PV market trends

Chinese multinational technology firm Huawei has released its predictions within the renewable energy and solar PV market through 2025.

Smart robotics and automation to improve productivity in offshore wind

Magnomatics, a magnetic gear manufacturer, has won funding from a key offshore wind supply chain support programme to help solve the challenge of robotic...

Big Question: What’s fuelling our data?

Simone Bruckner investigates how to improve energy efficiency in data centres. In 2018, Chinese data centres produced 99 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), generating...

Valmet wins automation order for battery chemicals plant

Energy technology company Valmet has received an automation order from multi-metal company Terrafame for a new battery chemicals plant in Sotkamo, Finland.

ABB to provide automation upgrade at Copel hydroelectric plant in Brazil

ABB has won a $2.5m contract to provide excitation systems and speed regulation for four generator units at the 20-year-old Governador José...

TransAlta selects Emerson for coal-to-gas conversion

TransAlta Corporation has selected Emerson as the main automation contractor in its planned conversions of coal-fired units to natural gas.

Improving nuclear unit outage scheduling with artificial intelligence

AI has tremendous potential to reduce the substantial repetitive tasks, enabling engineers to concentrate more on engineering, write Maciej Hryniewicki and James...

ABB wins contract to digitalize Saudi chemical plant

ABB has won a project to install its extended automation system at a greenfield pilot plant for SABIC in Jubail, Saudi Arabia,...

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