Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

Podcast: How to Approach Energy Management Projects

Posted in Energy, Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts on Monday, January 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Sam Thiara joined me virtually from the UK for our continuing FIRSTHAND: Operational Certainty Consulting in a Pod podcast series. Sam, whom you may recall from earlier energy management-related posts, is a member of the Operational Certainty Consulting Group speaking with manufacturers about their energy management challenges. In this 10-minute podcast, we discuss the […]

5 Questions for Operational Certainty Consultant Sam Thiara

Posted in Energy, Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Sam Thiara joins our continuing podcast series, 5 questions for an Emerson Expert. Sam works with manufacturers across the process industries to improve operational performance and achieve top quartile performance. We’ll have an in-depth podcast in the coming weeks with Sam’s perspectives on how the Operational Certainty consultants on how they work with process […]

Optimized Combustion Control without Fuel-Air Curves

Posted in Energy, Process Optimization on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s Bob Sabin and Scott Pettigrew presented, Combustion Control Optimized with Patented Control Configuration. Bob opened describing the Emerson Industrial Energy Consulting group and how they work with manufacturers and producers in many industries about combustion control and optimization. Fuel air curves have been used for decades to control […]

Quantifying the Resource Efficiency of the Global Steel Sector: Why is Our Metric Better?

Posted in Energy, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, September 17th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Ana Gonzalez Hernandez In my last post, I introduced Emerson’s new resource efficiency approach. With it, Emerson proposes a new way of thinking about resource efficiency. One that encapsulates many aspects of modern industry solutions: we leverage the value residing in available metered data, communicate key knowledge through powerful digital visuals, and do so […]

A Novel Thermodynamic-Based Metric: The Magic Bullet for Resource-Efficiency?

Posted in Chemical, Energy on Friday, August 10th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Ana Gonzalez Hernandez In my previous post, I introduced the concept of resource efficiency: the integrated efficiency with which energy and materials are transformed in industrial processes. I mentioned that improvements in resource efficiency are considered indispensable to achieving globally agreed CO2 emission and energy reduction targets. This is because trends in production volumes […]