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Optimizing Energy Usage in Multi-Fuel Boilers

Posted in Energy on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016. No comments yet
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Steam is a critical part of many process manufacturing processes and the energy to produce it can be a significant source of operational costs. I recently caught up with process automation hall-of-fame member Greg McMillan and Emerson’s Scott Pettigrew at the Emerson Exchange conference here in Austin. Greg and Stan Weiner had recently interviewed Scott […]

Multi-Fuel Boiler Energy Savings at Chemical Manufacturer

Posted in Energy on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014. No comments yet
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I’m in meetings with our global consultants this week, many whom I feature regularly on this blog. I was sitting next to Scott Pettigrew whom you may recall from earlier boiler optimization-related posts. Scott shared a story with me where he worked with a chemical manufacturer on a multi-fuel boiler project. He said it was […]

Multi-Fuel Boiler Control and Optimization Webinar

Posted in Energy, Event on Thursday, January 10th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Update: Here’s the link to the recorded webinar. Controlling fuel costs by shifting fuel sources remains a focus for process manufacturers around the globe. Emerson’s Bob Sabin, Nick Taylor and Steve Offer will be holding an online webinar, Enabling Energy Management: Multi-Fuel Boiler Control and Optimisation tomorrow on Tuesday November 27 on January 16th at […]

Energy Demand-Based Boiler and Fired Heater Control

Posted in Energy on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. 2 comments so far
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Energy, often the largest controllable cost for process manufacturers, needs to be carefully managed for efficient operations. In a Control Engineering magazine article, Optimize multi-fuel boiler operation with modern control, Emerson’s Bob Sabin highlighted the growing use of waste fuel streams and optimized combustion control. The goal is to not only reduce energy costs and […]

Biomass Fuel in Alternative Energy Production

Posted in Energy on Monday, April 19th, 2010. No comments yet
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I caught up last week with Emerson’s Al Novak. You may recall Al from some of our alternative fuels-related posts. He mentioned that they had another Alternative Fuels and Energy Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The focus of this summit was on using “biomass” feed stocks and using biochemical, thermochemical, or combustion technologies to convert the […]