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Instrumentation & Controls


Power plant security issues. Latest developments and case studies of new and retrofit power plant digital and wireless instrumentation and control systems

Emerson Merging Software Business with AspenTech in $11 Billion Deal

Emerson Electric Co. said it will merge its software business with rival Aspen Technology (AspenTech) in an $11 billion deal that will bring together both companies’ expertise in industrial software…



The Human Side of Digital Adoption

A pervading theme at the ongoing 5th annual Connected Plant Conference has been to explore the human side of digital adoption. Attendees have so far heard from several experts who…


Unique Monitoring Strategy for the Unique Huntly Power Station

Monitoring steam turbo-generators in a typical thermal power station is normally straightforward without any particular issues, but Huntly presented special challenges. When the time came to replace the legacy monitoring…


Show Preview: Connected Plant Conference

POWER and Chemical Engineering magazines are hosting the fifth annual Connected Plant Conference (CPC), taking place Aug. 30–Sept. 1, 2021, at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas. CPC is…


Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry…


Open-Source Technology Benefits Transmission and Distribution Operators

The term “open source" is well-recognized in the technology world, but may not be as widely understood in other sectors. What open source means is that the software code is…