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Hybridization can help companies control and reduce energy expenditures. Courtesy: Danfoss/Control Engineering Europe
Power Quality August 29, 2019

Hybridization as a disruptive, profitable energy strategy for manufacturers

The basic configuration of electrical power systems for industrial and commercial applications has altered little for decades, but hybridization could change this in a disruptive and positive way.

By Steve Moore
Figure 1: Long-life lithium batteries serve to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) by enabling some low-power devices to operate maintenance-free for up to 40 years. Courtesy: Tadiran Batteries
Power Quality August 9, 2019

Achieving long battery life with remote wireless devices

A lower self-discharge rate leads to longer operating life for batteries and a lower cost of ownership for remote wireless devices.

By Sol Jacobs
Courtesy: Emerson North America
Power Quality August 2, 2019

For better burner management, focus on the flame

Five-step guidance for safer and more efficient combustion equipment performance.

By Jacob Swafford
Power Quality July 23, 2019

Europe expected to be fastest-growing market for lithium-ion batteries

Interact Analysis reports Europe will be the fastest growing market for lithium-ion batteries with energy storage being the fastest growing sector.

By Interact Analysis
Optalign touch, Pruftechnik
Power Quality April 15, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 8-14

Articles about the Product of the Year winners, packaged boilers, IEEE 1584-2018, energy monitoring, and successful integration project tips were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 8-14. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
A partner who can offer a turnkey solution can make it much easier to see any energy project through implementation. Courtesy: Motion Industries
Power Quality April 12, 2019

Hurdle the barriers to energy project savings

Having a good partner can overcome financing, confidence issues.

By Robert Kelley
A view aboard the Coast Guard cutter Spencer, where the MIT-developed system spotted problems that could have led to an electrical fire. Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Power Quality April 8, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 1-7

Articles about energy monitoring, packaged boilers, maintenance survey findings, NGV trucking, and working with the cloud were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 1-7. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media, ATS
Power Quality April 1, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 25-31

Articles about maintenance survey findings, NGV trucking, IEEE 1584-2018 changes, workplace fatalities, and AI-based maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 25-31. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Power Quality March 31, 2019

Portland generating renewable natural gas

Renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in Portland, Ore. announced its first RNG-to-vehicle fueling station.

By Gas Technology
Power Quality March 30, 2019

Spotlight on National Fuel

For 115 years, National Fuel has been operating safely and responsibly in Western New York, Northwest Pennsylvania.

By Gas Technology