Energy Efficiency & Management

Energy Efficiency & Management June 26, 2023

Priming method improves battery life, efficiency

Rice University researchers have developed a scalable method to optimize prelithiation, a process that helps mitigate lithium loss and improves battery life cycles.

By Silvia Cernea Clark
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Energy Efficiency & Management June 2, 2023

Energy efficiency, sustainability key themes from Hannover Messe

Hannover Messe showcases technologies that are flexible, sustainable and energy efficient as industrial automation takes on a new status quo.

By Blake Griffin, Brianna Jackson and Tim Dawson
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Energy Efficiency & Management May 31, 2023

5 energy conservation strategies for food and beverage plants

While utility costs are inevitable, there are strategies to make food and beverage plants more efficient and save money in the long run.

By Dale Clinton and Jon Philips, PE, LEED AP, BD+C
Energy Efficiency & Management May 30, 2023

Scaling up green hydrogen and production

Green hydrogen is a growing industry with a lot of potential for manufacturers as an effective and clean energy source, but there are challenges ahead.

By Rob Lindquist
Energy Efficiency & Management May 26, 2023

Plant Engineering most-viewed energy management articles in 2023

Read the best articles about energy management including power supplies, waste-to-energy, pumps and more

By Tyler Wall
Energy Efficiency & Management May 2, 2023

Plant Engineering most-viewed content, April 2023

Read the best content in April 2023 including: Oil and gas emissions, control of work systems, compressed air and more.

By Chris Vavra
Energy Efficiency & Management April 27, 2023

Energy management with variable speed drives, Part 3

Scott Sullivan walks through automation with VFDs and discusses the basics of automation, PID and questions from the audience.

By Plant Engineering
Energy Efficiency & Management April 20, 2023

Energy management with variable speed drives, Part 2

Scott Sullivan discusses energy savings with VFDs and offers advice on how to achieve energy savings and methods to improve energy efficiency.

By Plant Engineering
Energy Efficiency & Management March 6, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: February 27-March 5, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered artificial intelligence, valves, gear lubricants, manufacturing and supply chain. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Energy Efficiency & Management February 26, 2023

Microstructure, defect engineering improves lithium-ion batteries

Extremely short pulses from a high-powered laser can cause tiny defects in lithium-ion battery that can enhance battery performance.

By Mick Kulikowski