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Blockchain and Energy Innovation Marches On

Even in a pandemic, energy innovators are developing blockchain technology to implement powerful changes. From automating crude oil trading to amplifying the impact of renewable energy sources, innovations harnessing blockchain technology are likely to change the energy industry in profound ways. ...


5 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your OT Systems

Over the last several years, cyber actors and online criminal gangs have used cyber warfare to disrupt business and infrastructure across the globe. Today, they are becoming even more aggressive and are using their resources to target Operations Technology (OT) and Industrial Control System (ICS) ...


Decarbonization, Decentralization Driving Power Industry

Technological innovation has forever been part of the power generation sector, as electricity producers strive for more efficient and more economic ways to deliver power. The POWER magazine editorial staff, in a “State of the Industry” presentation on Sept. 28 to open the virtual 2020 ...


Improve Wind Turbine Safety with a Piston Accumulator Retrofit

Wind turbines are designed to maximize power production based on the predicted wind speeds found at the plant site. However, excessive wind speeds are experienced at times, so it is crucial to limit power generation at those times to avoid spontaneous runaway turbine situations that may cause ...


The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation

“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as valid: there is no way to safely operate a transmission and distribution network ...


Maintenance Digitalization: A Connected Workforce Case Study

Louis LaBella, EVP and President of Refining, Delek US and Paul Muir, President, Mobideo Technologies “Only 3% of turnarounds are executed well. On time. On schedule. On budget. No safety issues… and zero leaks on startup.” Louis LaBella, EVP and President of Refining, Delek US This ...