Automation

All news, projects, reports and policy announcements relating to automation solutions and technology used in power generation and electricity sectors, specifically focusing on digital control systems, data collection automation, robotics and user interfaces. This will include automation and digital use cases in renewable energy generation, within power plants and utilities.

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CEO Forum expert partner Oracle Utilities on digitalization

Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy, Oracle Utilities shares some insights concerning digitalisation and automation in the power sector.
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How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

The coronavirus pandemic has further highlighted the advantages of deploying drones into the field for inspections.
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Viridor selects Valmet to service six UK waste-to-energy plants

Viridor, one of the largest recycling, energy recovery, and waste management companies in the UK, has selected Valmet to maintain six waste-to-energy plants.

The first and last line of defence

Just when we thought our dependency on digital devices – and in turn our susceptibility to cyberattack – couldn’t get greater, along came a global pandemic.
AVEVA to buy OSIsoft for $5bn

Aveva to acquire digital company OSIsoft for $5bn

Industrial software company AVEVA is to acquire US digital solutions firm OSIsoft for $5bn.

ABB and ORION to boost energy efficiency at Bangladesh solar plant

ABB has signed a contract with ORION to implement automation and control solutions at Bangladesh’s 100MW Moidhara solar power plant in Mongla.

Australia’s smart hydropower plant that can hear system anomalies

Global technology company Voith and Australian energy provider Snowy Hydro are collaborating to create a smart hydropower plant that will listen to identify problems before they happen.

Emerson and MHPS partner on power industry digital transformation

Emerson and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas are joining forces to enhance the performance and reliability of power plants operating with MHPS gas or steam turbines.
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ExxonMobil extends R&D partnership with Princeton Energy Center

ExxonMobil and the Princeton Energy Center have extended their collaboration on R&D of low-carbon and innovative energy solutions.
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Bentley Systems and NoteVault advance scope of construction digital twins

Bentley Systems Inc. has announced the acquisition of NoteVault, a San Diego-based provider of voice-based field automation for construction management.

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