November 2016

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Focus: The State of the Digital Transformation – North America

The North American power sector is currently undergoing a digital transformation (DX) that will continue to play out for several years. This transformation is enhancing the way that energy is produced, delivered, and consumed. The continent h

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Reducing Wind Energy Costs through Increased Turbine Size: Is the Sky the Limit?

The growing size of wind turbines has helped lower the cost of wind energy to the point that it is economically competitive with fossil-fuel alternatives in some locations. But can turbines continue to scale in the future, or are they running

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Siemens and U.S. startup LO3 Energy collaborate on blockchain microgrids

Siemens and the New York startup LO3 Energy are collaborating in the field of innovative microgrids. The goal of the collaboration is to jointly develop microgrids that enable local energy trading based on blockchain technology. Siemens is in

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Total Safety Named Recipient of 2016 Texas Oil and Gas Awards Excellence in Health and Safety

Total Safety U.S. Inc., the world’s premier provider of industrial inspection and integrated safety solutions, was honored with the Fourth Annual Award for Excellence in Health and Safety – Operational in the 2016 Texas Oil and Gas Awards

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Digital Transformation Supports Bold Decision Making

Companies throughout the energy value chain face pressure as low commodity prices persist and market conditions shift unpredictably. To succeed, leaders need to see around corners and achieve consistent greatness in decision making. They must

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency and United States Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction have selected CH2M to lead efforts in West Africa to broaden its Cooperative Biological Engagement Program on the African continent and reduce the threat of infectious diseases. (PRNewsFoto/CH2M)

Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. Strategic Command select CH2M for $35M biosafety and biosecurity contract

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency and United States Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (DTRA/SCC-WMD) have selected CH2M to lead efforts in West Africa to broaden its Cooperative Biological Engagement Program

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The Killer App to Slash Inefficiency: Current, powered by GE Unveils Digital Energy Management System to Optimize Customer Operation

Current, powered by GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced a new digital energy management solution for commercial and industrial facilities. The new tool, which is built on Predix*, GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, is already

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Are Virtual Power Plants the Next Evolution of American Infrastructure?

2016 may well go down as the year energy made a giant leap forward. In June, New York’s Con Edison, together with solar storage providers SunPower and Sunverge, announced a new pilot program for New York City homes that would transform thei

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Paradigm and Task Fronterra Collaborate to Deliver Advanced Borehole Data Analysis

Paradigm® (www.pdgm.com) announced today that Task Fronterra, a leading global geoscience consultancy, has standardized its advanced borehole data analysis service offering on the Paradigm Geolog® petrophysical analysis and formation evalua

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Amec Foster Wheeler secures coal, gas and renewables framework with EDF Energy

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering consultancy services to EDF Energy’s Coal, Gas and Renewables (CGR) division, to support its fleet of coal plants, gas-fired (CCGT) power s