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On-line chloride and sulfates monitoring prevents corrosion

Continuous monitoring of chlorides and sulfates using microfluidic capillary electrophoresis (MCE) technology provides a proactive approach to controlling the impact of some of the most corrosive contaminants in power plant water. Find out how Nearman Creek Power Station in Kansas City simplified the process with on-line measurement. ...


Public Protection Strategies for 8 Critical Infrastructure Sectors

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has defined 16 critical infrastructure sectors in the U.S. IT professionals can utilize best practices to contribute to the overall safety and security of these sectors. Threat analysis should consider the likelihood of a particular group or categorization of cyber adversary. Once defined, the tactics, techniques, and procedures that are ...


A Revolution in Process Safety and Maintenance Management

Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) is an innovative technology for process analytical measurement solutions that simplifies sensor handling, enhances reliability and reduces sensor lifecycle costs. Learn more. ...


Albert: The Smart Networking Monitoring Solution for Utilities

Most network monitoring solutions are now offering next-generation threat detection methods that use machine learning to reduce false positives and detect anomaly network traffic. Albert is a passive IDS offered by CIS as a low cost and very effective network monitoring service for which threat detection is based on threat signatures. ...


Deriving CO₂ and pH from Conductivity Values for Power Plant Cycle Chemistry

pH and CO2 measurement are central to efficient power plant cycle chemistry. Advanced process analytics instruments can provide accurate, calculated pH and CO2 determination from three simple conductivity measurements. ...


Reduce boiler corrosion and chemical costs with accurate pH measurement.

Appropriate and accurate pH chemical dosing into a power plant's water cycle is essential to minimizing waste of chemicals and boiler corrosion. Precise measurement can save pH chemical dosing costs, help reduce corrosion, and maximize personnel safety. ...


Optimizing Alarm Management in Power Plants

Automated alarm systems have been standard in power plants for decades. Their driving philosophy is to provide operators with as much feedback as possible to make informed decisions. But how to validate which of the alarms in the power plant is the most critical one and needs the intermediate actions to be taken? Check it now! ...


4 Ways Network Monitoring Keeps Utilities Safe

It’s no secret that people are concerned about the security of the U.S. power grid. Cyber criminals are always looking to exploit weaknesses in systems and networks. And unless you’re looking for malicious activity, you may not even know that your networks have been breached. Network monitoring can be used to detect unusual behavior and provide ...


4 Major Reasons Power and Utilities Should Work in the Cloud

It’s time for power and utilities to move to the cloud - here are 4 major reasons why. ...


Cybersecurity Strategies the U.S. Power Grid Should Apply

A multifaceted approach to cybersecurity can help power utilities provide defense against similar attacks. ...


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