Topic: Data

EPRI Publishes Findings On On-line Chloride and Sulfate Analysis

As fossil plants look for new methods of minimizing corrosion, on-line analyzers are gaining importance. An analyzer for chloride and sulfate allows rapid response to rising levels of these corrosive ions. Learn more ...


Protect Your Power Plant from Organics with Rapid, Reliable TOC Measurement

Organic contamination in cogeneration water cycles is capable of causing process disruptions and catastrophic damage to expensive capital equipment. Key to confirming and troubleshooting organics removal is reliable on-line total organic carbon (TOC) measurement. Check out what If organics are in your cogen process water? ...


Minimize silica deposition on turbines with real-time measurement

Continuous silica measurement is the best means to protect against contamination from spent anion resin and from steam carryover. Check out how to minimize risks of corrosion with accurate silica monitoring. ...


How to Build a Cybersecurity Compliance Plan

Cybersecurity compliance can seem overwhelming at first. There is a multitude of standards, tools, and resources on the market to help organizations through the process. How do I find legitimate vendors? If any vendor tells you that using their tool guarantees compliance with a given regime, consider them suspect. When you speak with a vendor, ask them to ...


3 Steps to Infrastructure Security and Resiliency

November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. In this blog post, we’ll look into what security and resiliency really mean for critical infrastructures such as the energy sector, water monitoring systems, and emergency services. ...


Reliable Water Quality Monitoring with Integrated Conductivity Sensors in Water Treatment Systems

On-line conductivity measurement of mineral contamination in water allows reliable and inexpensive monitoring of water quality through the various stages of treatment. In comparison to having to install different analog sensors to cover the total measuring range, a single digital conductivity sensor with integrated measuring circuit can measure from ultrapure to brackish water. ...


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. ...


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 ...


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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