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The POWER Interview: Exelon Discusses Digitalization

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 21:21:46 +0000

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Digitization in the power generation sector continues to expand. Its goal in simple terms—providing easy access to data for power plant operators and engineers, enabling the use of advanced analytics to improve equipment performance and efficiency—has resulted in reduced operating costs for utilities, and also has enhanced plant safety. POWER’s upcoming Connected Plant Conference, set […]

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Cybersecurity Experts Warn of New ‘Hardened’ ICS-Specific Ransomware Variant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 01:47:11 +0000

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A primitive but unique ransomware variant that emerged in mid-December can forcibly stop a number of processes, including multiple items related to industrial control system (ICS) operations, industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos warned in a detailed report on Feb. 3. The ransomware known as “EKANS” (or “Snake,” which is “EKANS” spelled backwards) is “relatively straightforward” as […]

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How Utilities Can Better Manage and Maintain the Quality of Their Data Assets

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 06:30:38 +0000

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Utilities are becoming increasingly skilled at adapting to changes brought on by the digital age: pressure from automation, disruption from new technology, and challenges with how to ingest, manage, and utilize mountains of data. Viewing “data as an asset” is becoming the new industry norm and utilities are beginning to invest heavily in digital tools […]

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Data Is the New Power: Key Learnings from a Successful ERP Migration

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:55 +0000

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage and automate many business functions related to operations, technology, services, and

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Data Is the New Power: Key Learnings from a Successful ERP Migration

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:55 +0000

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage and automate many business functions related to operations, technology, services, and

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Data Is the New Power: Key Learnings from a Successful ERP Migration

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:55 +0000

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage and automate many business functions related to operations, technology, services, and

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Increasing Automation for Fossil Energy Plants

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:53 +0000

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An Electric Power Research Institute study has developed a systematic process for introducing sequence automation to fossil power plants. Researchers are now exploring its implementation in case studies. As

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Increasing Automation for Fossil Energy Plants

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:53 +0000

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An Electric Power Research Institute study has developed a systematic process for introducing sequence automation to fossil power plants. Researchers are now exploring its implementation in case studies. As

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Increasing Automation for Fossil Energy Plants

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:53 +0000

The post Increasing Automation for Fossil Energy Plants appeared first on POWER Magazine.

An Electric Power Research Institute study has developed a systematic process for introducing sequence automation to fossil power plants. Researchers are now exploring its implementation in case studies. As

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Predicting the Future? There’s an App for That

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:52 +0000

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Power plant operators are turning to predictive maintenance applications to monitor equipment and collect performance data. Asset management systems, using artificial intelligence and other methods, are part

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