Power Systems

Courtesy: Honeywell Thermal Solutions
Energy Efficiency June 10, 2021

Supply chain model built to support the hydrogen economy

MIT researchers have found using trucks as storage and means of energy transmission reduces hydrogen supply chain costs and encourages green hydrogen production from variable renewable energy.

By Kathryn M. O'Neill
Courtesy: Phoenix Contact
Power Systems June 8, 2021

5 things to consider before implementing a UPS

Critical control systems feed the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and require uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) to prevent momentary power interruptions that could cause an industrial PC or other industrial controller to crash. Here’s how to choose an industrial UPS.

By Ken Allwine
Courtesy: Rachel Anthony Barton, Texas A&M Engineering
Other Networks May 16, 2021

How nature’s characteristics can help build sustainable industrial networks

Researchers at Texas A&M University have delineated guidelines for setting up successful industrial networks by using patterns found in nature's food chains, which can facilitate economic growth, lower emissions and reduce waste.

By Vandana Suresh
Courtesy: Texas A&M Engineering
Energy, Power May 11, 2021

Metal-free, recyclable peptide battery developed

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Texas A&M University has made a breakthrough that could lead to battery production moving away from cobalt with lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.

By Drew Thompson
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity April 21, 2021

How to protect marine renewable energy devices from cyberattacks

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) created a cybersecurity guidance report for marine renewable energy (MRE) devices to help improve MRE’s resiliency as a reliable source of renewable energy.

By Genoa Blankenship
Courtesy: Christopher Moore, Georgia Tech
Energy, Power April 20, 2021

Leveraging the 5G network to wirelessly power IoT devices

Turning 5G networks into a wireless power grid for Internet of Things (IoT) devices that need batteries to operate could eliminate them altogether down the road.

By Anne Wainscott-Sargent
Courtesy: Align RNG
Energy Efficiency April 3, 2021

LDC Focus: Spotlight on Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is developing cleaner forms of natural gas to help its customers reduce their carbon footprint

By Gas Technology
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Energy Efficiency April 2, 2021

How to improve energy efficiency in the baking industry

Energy efficiency improvement opportunities are applicable at the component, process, facility and organizational levels

By Gas Technology
Source: Natural Gas Technology Centre
Energy, Power April 1, 2021

Using hydrogen in industry

A look at hydrogen, from generation to injecting it into gas networks to the role it plays in decarbonizing the steel industry

By Gas Technology
Courtesy: Arvind Thekdi, PhD, E3M Inc.
Energy, Power March 30, 2021

Using natural gas for metal processing

Metal processing involves the shaping and reshaping of metal materials to create useful objects, parts, assemblies and large-scale structures by producing metal from smelting of ore or remelting of scrap and many finished products, which may require further processing such as heat treating

By Arvind Thekdi