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Newly Minted Hitachi Energy Pushing 'Urgency' of Clean Power

A technology leader in the power generation sector officially has a new name today, as the former Hitachi ABB Power Grids is now Hitachi Energy. The rebranding, announced during the…


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…


Digitalization and Decarbonization: Optimizing Humanity’s Largest Machine

Burning fossil fuels for electricity, heat, and transportation is by far the largest contributor to greenhouse gases, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Renewable power generation is taking off,…


The POWER Interview: A Marketplace for Energy Collaboration

The digitization of power generation is among the technology advancements transforming the way electricity is produced and distributed. Utilities have always sought ways to improve the efficiency of their operations,…


The POWER Interview: Attracting the New Utility Workforce

The global energy sector, including utilities, is looking at a talent drain. As older workers retire, the competition to recruit younger workers to replace them has heated up. The power…