Convergence Revolution is Transforming Production
Automation is just one element in a portfolio of plant- and enterprise-level disciplines which, when they converge, exponentially increase production agility and innovation.
Controlling Industrial Energy Consumption
Effective energy management is a key driver of productivity and cost efficiency in industry, with potential savings estimated at $120 billion. Find out the best strategies to control energy usage without compromising product quality and delivery
Unlocking Energy Data Within the Enterprise
CIP and Internet IP standardization lays the groundwork for extending robust data collection, analysis and sharing adding true value to the discipline and strategic initiatives of Industrial energy management.
Energy Monitoring Has a New Upper Limit
EtherNet/IP changes the improvement role, purpose and reach of “monitoring” in energy management strategy, planning and execution aimed at improving the bottom line.
Implementing IP for Energy Management
With plant-wide connectivity and free-flowing energy data, facilities can amp up their energy-saving efforts. There are three basic approaches to implementing standard IP for energy management, depending on your plant’s lifecycle
Why Power Companies are Delving into Data
Utilities are getting up to speed with big data issues as their smart grids begin to feed massive amounts of information back to base.
Identifying and Mitigating Power-Quality Issues
Better understanding power quality – and the ability to monitor and control it – can have an impact on the overall efficiency of a machine, process or plant. Operators should focus their time and resources on three categories of power-quality issues
Energy Management Players and Roles
For energy management to be successful, organizations must have access to real time energy consumption data. Once collected, aggregated, and analyzed, this data can be shared with key individuals within the plant. Six job titles should be involved.