Posts Tagged ‘Ana Gonzalez Hernandez’

Driving More Sustainable Manufacturing

Posted in Process Optimization on Monday, January 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was held in Katowice, Poland, December 2-14. For many years, manufacturers have been on a path to drive more sustainable operations in reducing emissions and energy usage. As automation technology advances, it plays an increasing role as a strategic […]

Path to Resource Efficiency and Sustainability

Posted in Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts, Process Optimization on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018. No comments yet
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In this 18-minute podcast, Emerson’s Ana Gonzalez Hernandez and Chris Hamlin describe how research into manufacturing resource efficiency is translating into better solutions for optimizing material usage, reducing energy consumption, and operating more sustainably. The Operational Certainty consulting team can help your organization plan and execute a path to more efficient and sustainable manufacturing. Transcript

5 Questions for Resource Efficiency Consultant Ana Gonzalez Hernandez

Posted in Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts, Process Optimization on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Ana Gonzalez Hernandez joins our continuing podcast series, 5 questions for an Emerson Expert. Ana received her PhD from the University of Cambridge and is a resource efficiency consultant within the Operational Certainty consulting team. We’ll have an in-depth podcast in the coming weeks on how the Operational Certainty consultants are applying Ana’s research […]

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 […]