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.

ABB helps Enel and Ansaldo execute landmark gas turbine upgrade

ABB helps Enel and Ansaldo execute landmark gas turbine upgrade

Europe’s biggest utility is to extend the lifecycle of a gas turbine unit at a combined-cycle power plant in Italy by utilizing cutting-edge control automation.
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C-Power announces ocean trials for autonomous offshore power system

The trial will test and validate the technical and economic capabilities of C-Power's SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system.
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ABB and Statkraft to boost hydropower efficiency in Norway

Oslo-headquartered Statkraft has selected ABB to ensure the efficiency and reliability of its hydropower operations in northern Norway.

Webcast recording: 2021-The changing landscape for Control Systems

Join Power Engineering International and Nexus Controls, a Baker Hughes business, as they explore how changes are impacting the future of control systems.

Recording: Digital power plants: Fostering sustainable and reliable power generation

The expert panel discussion would address how digitalization of power plants would enable companies to deliver sustainable & reliable power generation whilst being a scalable, flexible and an agile enterprise that can proactively align itself to the ever-changing business requirements.
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Emerson wins contract to upgrade 1,890MW Salto Grande Hydro Complex

The Salto Grande Mixed Technical Commission has awarded Emerson a contract to modernize operations at the 1,890MW Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex.
The evolving role of the energy employee in a digital world

Digitalisation and the transformation of coal generation

The power sector has begun a digitalisation process that is transforming the way electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed.
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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.

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