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Schneider Electric becomes founding member of newly formed ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance

Tom Oxtoby, MEP Middle East Summary Schneider Electric, with a Gulf branch HQ in Dubai, has joined the newly formed ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as a founding member. The International Society of Automation created the Global Cybersecurity Alliance to advance cybersecurity readiness...

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Managing a Complex Energy Landscape with New Technologies

Summary Distributed energy resources (DER) have created a new energy landscape predicated on complex 2-way power flow systems, resulting in technologies to manage multiple energy sources. This session will discuss optimization of DER sources and loads – solar, wind, natural gas generation, EV...

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Like-for-like plant controls upgrades: When are they an advantage?

This article was featured in the 2019 Spring/Summer Issue of District Energy Magazine. Plants weighing a simple version update versus new system have several factors to consider. District energy plant owners face growing demands to modernize their plant controls and electrical systems....

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Using Advanced Technology to Support Business Objectives and Clean Energy

Summary A spotlight on aging grid infrastructure, coupled with the impact of grid outages and demand for sustainable energy, has led many facilities to consider innovative technology for resilient, clean energy. This presentation will discuss how an advanced, industrial microgrid can be...


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Advanced energy is reshaping Tennessee's economy, but what is it?

Trsih Starkey, Tennessean Summary Dolly Parton. Music Row. Memphis barbecue. Tennessee is known around the world for a lot of things, but an emerging industry is putting the state on the map for new economic opportunity: advanced energy. The advanced energy industry is ubiquitous, often...

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Innovative Microgrid Will Power Finnish Distribution Center

Darrell Proctor, POWER Magazine Summary A distribution center in Finland is installing what is being called the country’s largest industrial microgrid, a system that will use 100% renewable energy. The system is being built by Schneider Electric in Järvenpää. It will be used by Lidl, a grocery...

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Solar + Combined Heat & Power for Increased Resilience & Productivity

Summary The Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA facility experienced a full day shutdown and loss of productivity in 2017 due to power outage – even though it had a back-up generator. This session will discuss how integrating an advanced microgrid with solar PV and combined heat and power through...


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'Microgrids' supply power to county installations

Douglas Tallman, Montgomery Community Media Summary The county’s Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg and the Correctional Facility in Boyds activated two “microgrids” — clean power generation systems that permit on-site green power systems to provide electricity independent of the power...

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Advancing green power: Current approach is too conventional

Joe Terrett, Plant Only 30% of survey respondents have implemented or plan to use energy storage. PHOTO: FOTOLIA Summary When it comes to energy and carbon management, businesses may believe they’re ready for a decentralized, decarbonized and digitized future, but a survey of large...

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Advanced Microgrid a Natural Fit for Wisconsin Project

Darrell Proctor, Power Magazine Immersed in technology.The Immersion Center at the Bubolz nature preserve was built from a shipping container. It houses the electrical control center, electrolyzer and other key components that run and contribute to the clean energy microgrid and it also...