The new report by the Smart Energy Demand Coalition maps the progress of member states in enabling 'explicit' demand response, reviewing the regulatory structures of 18 countries: 16 EU member states, plus Norway and Switzerland. The research indicates that interest in enabling demand response continues to increase with notable progress achieved in several member states. However, significant barriers remain in the majority of EU countries. These concern the market opening to demand response, access for service providers such as independent demand response aggregators, product definitions as well as verification, payments and penalties for demand response services.
ESdat LabSync Service
EScIS is excited to announce the release of ESdat LabSync. ESdat LabSync represents a major enhancement to the previously available "Lab Initiated Upload". The objective of LabSync is that organisations will no longer need to allocate internal resources to liase with laboratories to ensure their data successfully transfers from laboratories to their ESdat system. The whole receipt and upload process will be configured and set up by EScIS in conjunction with your laboratory(ies) and will run automatically. LabSync...
AMETEK Land standardises certificates of conformity and adds calibration data as standard for fixed thermal imagers and line scanners
AMETEK Land has standardised all its Certificates of Conformity for its fixed thermal imagers and line scanners. This includes the ARC, NIR, NIR-B Borescope, LSP-HD Line Scanner, FTI-Eb Borescope and FTI-E instruments. This means customers now can be assured that when they purchase an AMETEK Land instrument it is provided with a Certificate of Conformity confirming that the instrument has been manufactured and inspected to documented procedures, in accordance with ISO 9001:2008, and calibrated against national...
New Thermo Scientific Prisma SEM Combines Performance and Versatility
Scientists working in industrial and academic R&D, quality control, and failure analysis laboratories now have access to a simple but powerful new scanning electron microscope (SEM) that also offers a full range of imaging and analytical options for more complex investigations. The newly-released Thermo Scientific Prisma SEM platform incorporates extensive automation and a friendly user interface that make it easy to learn and operate in routine industrial applications, while preserving the flexibility needed...
airTEXT air quality alerts for Riga
The World Health Organisation warns that air pollution is a major global cause of death and disease, and in sensitive people short-term exposure can lead to reduced lung function, respiratory infections and aggravated asthma. Air pollution levels can vary greatly in just a few hours. Residents of Riga now benefit from a new free service Riga airTEXT, launched on 27 February at Riga City Hall. Riga airTEXT informs the public with free air quality alerts by text message and emails. Air quality forecasts up to three...
How do you remove struvite?
The photographs above demonstrates what can happen if you don’t control or remove struvite. This is a 14” diameter line used to transfer sludge from an anaerobic digester to a sludge holding pond. Every year this agency would mechanically clean this transfer line. However, every year plant operation notice that it took longer to transfer equivalent amounts of liquid from the digester. Finally, the maintenance department had to replace a valve and this is what they saw!! So do you clean it chemically...