Posts Tagged ‘Tom Snowdon’

Ovation Compact Controller Update

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Event on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019. No comments yet
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As renewable energy supplied to electrical grids continues to grow, the need for more scalable options to control these additional sources of energy. In a 2019 Ovation Users’ Group conference presentation on the Ovation Compact Controller (OCC), Emerson’s Tom Snowdon shared an update on the OCC, the use of 3rd party I/O and engineering tool […]

Enabling Seamless and Scalable Distributed Control and SCADA Solutions at Photovoltaic Power Stations

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Power Generation on Monday, October 29th, 2018. No comments yet
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Authors: Tom Snowden, Greg Schirm Photovoltaic power stations (or solar parks) have traditionally used PLCs as their preferred control devices. Size, ruggedness, and cost are often cited as reasons for using PLCs. With the release of the Ovation Compact Controller, Emerson is merging the scalability of PLCs with the power of the Ovation distributed control […]

Ovation Compact Controller

Posted in Control & Safety Systems on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Tom Snowdon provided a closer look at the Ovation Compact Controller (OCC100) with third party I/O at the 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference. The OCC100 extends the Ovation platform to small-scale and highly-distributed applications that need secure, reliable and direct control close the field devices or plant equipment. Typical applications may include small hydro, […]