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Connected Plant


Distributed control systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other digital technology solutions for power plants.

How Power Plants Can Reduce Asset Integrity Risks with Digital Technology

There are countless risks associated with power plant operations. For example, the risk of equipment failure is present in virtually every power plant system. In some cases, the risk is…



Predict, Optimize, Synchronize, Control: How AI Can Fulfill the Promise of Sustainable Energy Resources and Reshape the Future of Utilities

The world is changing rapidly as technology advances at breakneck speed. From the fourth industrial revolution and virtual reality to 5G and artificial intelligence (AI), our society is on the…


How to Enable the Protection of Your Safety Life-Cycle Systems

Engineering designs for functional safety systems used in the process industry sector are typically thorough, detailed, and follow a stringent safety life-cycle process. In a non-digitized execution model, the valuable…


2021 Connected Plant Conference Game Changers Award Winners 

Behind the digital tools that make the industrial internet of things (IIOT) in the power generation and chemical process industries are people. The 2021 Connected Plant Conference in Austin, Texas…


The Benefits of Explosion-Protected Cameras in High-Risk Environments

Many critical infrastructure sites contain areas that are classified as hazardous due to a high risk of explosion. What makes most of these locations dangerous is the presence of flammable…


Build for Today, Design for Tomorrow: Five Things to Look for in an Intelligent Remote Monitoring Solution

Today’s electric power grids are evolving at an alarming pace. Distributed energy resources are quickly taking the place of central power stations, making grid operators’ jobs of managing power flows…