Wärtsilä has signed an agreement to acquire Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement to acquire Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc., an American leading firm in energy storage technology and solutions software. This software, called GEMS is become world leader in energy management, presently it is offering its 5th generation. The platform enables utilities, Engineering Procurement and Construction companies and Independent […]

Repower Boost for Hopper Dredge Vessel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates two hopper dredges on the United States West Coast and also contractswith private companies to keep shipping channels open. The largest and most modern vessel of the two is the recently repowered 107 m Essayons, built by Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, U.S.A., in 1982. It is […]

Digital controls upgrades increase asset reliability and reduce operating costs

A growing list of nuclear power plants throughout the world face obsolescence problems with their instrumentation and control (I&C) systems. Plants designed a generation ago Struggle to maintain their original analog or electromechanical I&C systems, if they have experienced technicians. Upgrading with advanced, digital-based controls is the obvious solution, but that’s not always a straightforward […]