Power Systems

Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Energy, Power May 10, 2022

Lithium-ion battery market expected to grow

The global Lithium-ion battery market is moving into surge mode with an increase of more than 70% in 2021.

By Maya Xiao
Courtesy of: Cornell University
Energy, Power May 4, 2022

Research groups join consortium to propose hydrogen energy hub

Cornell and two Cornell research-startups have joined a consortium that aims to propose a Northeast research hub to make hydrogen a viable, clean-energy alternative to carbon-based fuels.

By Blaine Friedlander
Courtesy: Kinetrex Energy, a Kinder Morgan company
Energy, Power April 20, 2022

RNG benefits for fleet vehicles

Renewable natural gas (RNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) are being increasingly used by companies such as UPS for their fleet vehicles. Learn why.

By Gas Technology
Courtesy: Tate & Lyle
Energy, Power April 16, 2022

CHP success stories

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems play a key role throughout the United States as a key source of power for facilities and several examples of how they improve a facility’s overall performance are highlighted.

By Gas Technology
From left: Assistant Professor Lianyi Chen and PhD students Luis Escano and Minglei Qu study metal 3D printing in Chen’s lab. Courtesy: Renee Meiller, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Energy, Power April 11, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 4-10, 2022

Articles about geothermal heat-pump wells, additive manufacturing, predicting process events, AI-based predictive maintenance and material handling systems were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 4-10, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Energy, Power January 26, 2022

Lithium-ion battery production goes global

The latest research from Interact Analytics into the fast-moving lithium-Ion battery market offers a dual-track focus.

By Maya Xiao
Courtesy: Koosha Nassiri Nazif, Stanford University
Energy, Power January 22, 2022

TMDs could be used for ultrathin, lightweight solar panels

Stanford University researchers have developed transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), which could be used in mobile applications such as from self-powered wearable devices and sensors.

By Andrew Myers
Courtesy: Georgia Tech
Energy, Power January 18, 2022

Rubber material key fo long-lasting, safer EV batteries

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found rubber could be an alternative to conventional lithium-ion batteries.

By Georgia Institute of Technology
Courtesy: Bedrock Automation
Energy, Power December 20, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Dec. 13-19, 2021

Articles about securing reliable power for upstream production, cybersecurity and IT/OT convergence, reducing downtime and risk with effective alarm management, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Dec. 13-19, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Bedrock Automation
Energy, Power December 14, 2021

Secure reliable power for upstream production

Lithium-ion batteries, diagnostics and connectivity contribute to solution

By Albert Rooyakkers