energy data collection system Articles

  • Collecting Data from the Field? Follow this Formula for Success!

    A drill operator at an oil rig is looking tired and “out of it.” He’s yawning, his movements are slow, and he doesn’t appear to be paying much attention to detail. Immediately, the supervisor relieves the drill operator of his duties and reassigns the task. He quickly enters the work observation in his iPad. His device has an offline mode that will sync up with his ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Case Study of Development of Data Collection Tool

    Abstract The absence of federal greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation in the United States has not diminished the importance of businesses assessing their impact on global climate change. Growing concern among shareholder and investor groups has motivated many organizations to quantify their greenhouse (GHG) emissions and commit to GHG reductions. Accurate quantification and detailed documentation of ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Making the most of the EI’s collective knowledge

    The Energy Institute (EI) is currently embarking on a drive to transform the way it utilises the vast knowledge held by its members for the benefit of membership, the wider energy community and society generally. As a membership organisation the EI has a tremendous resource – the knowledge held by its diverse 16,000-strong membership. This network of collective intelligence, skills and ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • `Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Case Study of Development of Data Collection Tool,` presented at the 2007 U.S. EPA International Emissions Inventory Conference

    Abstract The absence of federal greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation in the United States has not diminished the importance of businesses assessing their impact on global climate change. Growing concern among shareholder and investor groups has motivated many organizations to quantify their greenhouse (GHG) emissions and commit to GHG reductions. Accurate quantification and detailed documentation ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Environmental Assessment of Municipal Waste Management Scenarios: Part I Data Collection and Preliminary Environmental Assessments for Life Cycle Thinking Pilot Studies

     Landfilling can be almost eliminated and reductions in climate change contributions of 7% can be achieved relative to monitoring data for Kyoto targets in regions with high percentages of biodegradable waste using advanced waste management systems. Additional benefits outside the region are achieved through energy recovery, recycling, and compost production. These are quantified using life cycle ...


  • Pfizer Ireland selects eSight for automatic Monitoring and Targeting and integration of energy data

    Pfizer is the world’s leading research-based biomedical and pharmaceutical company. Operating in over 150 countries and over 25 languages, Pfizer is a globally recognised brand. With a stated mission of applying innovative science to improve health, Pfizer is responsible for some of the world’s well-known and life saving medicines and spends $8.1 billion a year on research – ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Autonomous data acquisition system for Paks NPP process noise signals

    A prototype of a new concept noise diagnostics data acquisition system has been developed recently to renew the aged present system. This new system is capable of collecting the whole available noise signal set simultaneously. Signal plugging and data acquisition are performed by autonomous systems (installed at each reactor unit) that are controlled through the standard plant network from a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Reckitt Benckiser - CSR data management system advice and comparison case study

    The Challenge Reckitt Benckiser (makers of Cillet Bang, Dettol, Vanish, Gaviscon, Strepsils and many other leading household brands) needed a fully flexible, internet based Environmental and Health & Safety system to run across 150 global sites with up to 300 users. They needed a robust, low cost system that could support their dynamic sustainability strategy and cope with both internal ...


    By SustainIt Solutions Ltd.

  • So why is it essential to utilize energy management systems?

    First of all, let’s define, what the phrase of energy-management system means. An energy-management system includes measurement device sub-systems with the possibility of user-intervention on failure. By utilizing such a system, we are able to continously track, and analyze consumption/quality patterns, and determine low-efficiency areas quickly and easily, giving the opportunity to take ...


  • Spectra energy`s EPASS achieves efficiencies tracking GHG data with integrated EHS platform

    As the cleanest burning conventional fuel, natural gas has an important and growing role to play in a low carbon 21st century energy economy. Spectra Energy is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies and dedicated to advancing the environmental attributes of this clean, efficient and domestically abundant resource. The company's leaders recognize that building ...


    By IHS

  • Oceans of Energy

    Technologies that harness the energy of moving water or temperature differentials in the oceans promise to deliver abundant carbon-free electricity. Long before humans got hooked on fossil fuels, we learned how to harness the power of water to do work. Rivers ran mills that ground flour, sawed logs or spun looms that transformed fibers into textiles. Later generations realized that moving water ...


    By Ensia

  • Data Requirements for Soil, Sediment, and Sludge

    Site soil conditions frequently limit the selection of a treatment process. Process-limiting characteristics such as pH or moisture content may sometimes be adjusted. In other cases, a treatment technology may be eliminated based upon the soil classification (e.g., particle-size distribution) or other soil characteristics. Soils are inherently variable in their physical and chemical ...

  • Visualizing the stories data can tell

    Scientists and technologists are turning numbers about everything from condors to ocean-floor contours into visual representations of environmental issues. We’re living in an era of Big Data, but too often it’s nothing more than a fire hose of numbers and data sets that most would have difficulty understanding. Increasingly, though, entities such as non-governmental ...


    By Ensia

  • Spectra energy`s EPASS supports safety and sustainability with incident learning & prevention data management

    'Responsible, reliable and safe operations are essential for creating superior and sustainable value for our investors, customers, employees and communities,' says Spectra Energy's Baseline Sustainability Report. As one of North America's largest midstream providers of natural gas, Spectra Energy has 7,300 employees gathering and processing, transporting, storing and distributing natural gas to ...


    By IHS

  • The future of decentralised energy systems: insights from a Delphi study

    In this paper, we evaluate how decentralised energy technologies will develop in Finland in the next five to ten years. The development and potential impacts of technological discontinuities are analysed by using the Delphi method. The primary data were collected in a four-round Delphi process in the beginning of 2012. The experts of the Delphi panel were from the industry and academic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • From voluntary to mandatory – energy management systems in the United States

    As cap and trade legislation in the United States has slowly faded as a distant and forgotten memory, energy efficiency standards for commercial buildings and industrial facilities have simultaneously emerged as a viable and palatable alternative that could achieve significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions. Indeed, the industrial and commercial sectors alone account for 58 percent of ...

  • Energy conservation studies on residential heating systems: an application for Izmir, Turkey

    Energy conservation through improvement of the efficiencies of end use devices such as boilers and stoves used for space heating is one of the most effective ways to provide immediate relief for the energy problem in the residential sector of Turkey. For this reason, during the 1995-96 winter period, the campaign "Saving the Environment Begins at Home" was launched by the branch office of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How to Keep Your SymphoniePRO Data Secure

    Data matters. The accuracy, consistency, and yes, safety of measurement data keep many wind developers and analysts up at night. Customers often ask about the digital and physical security of RNRG instruments, so I sat down with Michael Fisher, product manager for our wind resource assessment (WRA) line, to get answers to the most common questions. Q: Why is data security important? ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

  • Direct Energy case study

    A wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries - one of the largest privately owned companies in the world - Flint Hills Resources (FHR) operates 3 oil refineries in the United States, a petrochemical processing facility in Illinois, and petroleum marketing and distribution interests in Canada. FHR first implemented the e3 Compliance Management system as an enterprise solution in 2001. In 2003 the ...


    By e3 Solutions Inc.

  • Integrated solar and wind energy powers oil recovery system

    Recovery of free-product petroleum at the former St. Croix Alumina (SCA) site in Kingshill on St. Croix, VI, is addressing ground-water contamination caused by past releases of fuel and refined petroleum at SCA. The oil recovery system employs wind-driven turbine compressors (WTCs), wind-driven electric generators (WEGs), and photovoltaic (PV) panels to power pneumatic and electric submersible ...

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