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Digital Twin


The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Energy Trilemma

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is arriving in a most timely manner to help resolve the world’s energy trilemma—the transition to net-zero, energy security, and energy affordability. For many years, the…


How Data—with Context—Will Drive a More Secure Energy Future

I’ve come to depend on the navigation system in my car. It predicts traffic jams, gives me the fastest route, informs me of store hours, and even tells me where…


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…


Development of a Digital Twin for the Atikokan Station

A digital twin designed for the Atikokan biomass power plant uses science-based Bayesian machine learning methods combined with surrogate models developed from a suite of validated, multi-physics simulations to optimize…


DER Orchestration Helps Utilities with Challenges of Grid, Decarbonization

Renewable energy and distributed energy resources (DERs), including solar and wind, electric vehicles (EVs), battery storage, heat pumps, and new types of controllable load devices, may well prove to be…