Energy Management

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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
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Process Manufacturing March 19, 2021

Wastewater treatment reactor improves energy costs, reduces pollution

Systems featuring a 'membrane-aerated biofilm reactor' can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges have been developed by University of Michigan researchers.

By James Lynch
Courtesy: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Plant Automation May 24, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 17-23, 2021

Articles about how to engage employees through plant optimization, how to extend switchgear life and improve system reliability, and best practices in mature engineering info management were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 17-23, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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
Events and Awards November 8, 2018

2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Get connected to manufacturing's future: The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 11, 2019.)

By CFE Media
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AI and Machine Learning May 25, 2021

Augmented reality can transform manual labor

As AR-driven spatial computing makes its way into industrial workplace settings through real-time step-by-step instructions and remote mentoring, even the most complex and intricate tasks will no longer require extensive experience to manage and complete them effectively.

By John Tomizuka
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Oil and Gas June 12, 2021

Basics of used oil analysis

While oil has a limited lifetime, analysis can help diagnose a multitude of issues.

By Lynne Peskoe-Yang