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Government of Canada’s New Canada Green Buildings Strategy: A Plan to Help Canadians Save Money on Their Energy Bills

July 17, 2024 On July 16, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, released Canada’s first Green Buildings Strategy — a strategy focused on saving Canadians money on their energy bills, creating good jobs, seizing the economic opportunities enabled by the low-carbon economy, all while reducing harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The…

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Siemens’ SIRIUS 3RV2 Circuit Breakers

July 15, 2024 Siemens’ SIRIUS 3RV2 Circuit Breakers SIRIUS Control from Siemens offers the largest available switching device portfolio in the market. A completely new generation of circuit breakers, contactors, overload relays and load feeders in seven sizes up to 250 kW is ready for use. The benefit of the modular system lies in its…

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PFC100 Generation 2 Controllers from WAGO

July 15, 2024 WAGO’s new PFC100 Generation 2 Controllers come with increased memory, are programmed using CODSYS 3.5 software, and are protected with SSL/TLS encryption, VPN, as well as a firewall for optimum security. PFC100 Controller Diverse inputs & outputs in a compact housing! WAGO’s PFC100 Generation 2 controllers combine a fast CPU, flanked by…

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LOVATO Electric Presents the New GLD Switch Disconnectors Series Specific for Photovoltaic Applications

July 12, 2024 The offer of LOVATO Electric’s range of switch disconnectors is getting wider with the introduction of a new type of specific products for photovoltaic applications up to 1500VDC. The new switch disconnectors can be actuated directly or used with a door interlocked handle and feature a wide range of accessories for all installation requirements. LOVATO Electric has…

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GoodWe Expands Presence in Canada Through Partnership with Guillevin Co.

July 11, 2024 GoodWe, a global leader in solar inverters and smart energy solutions, recently announced its entry into the Canadian market through an exclusive distribution agreement with Guillevin Co., a top electrical distributor. This agreement marks GoodWe’s first step into the Canadian market, strategically strengthening its position in North America. Michael Mendik, Country Manager…

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Siemens Awarded Platinum Medal in EcoVadis Sustainability Rating 2024

July 11, 2024 Siemens has received 80 points in the latest EcoVadis Sustainability Rating and was awarded with the highest recognition – the Platinum medal. With this score, the technology company ranks in the top one percent of about 73,000 companies that were assessed worldwide by EcoVadis, a leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Since…

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Emerson SolaHD Industrial Rack Mount On-Line UPS Improves User Interface and Lead Time

July 11, 2024 Emerson has announced the new Series D update to the family of proven SolaHD industrial rack mount on-line uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs). The new SolaHD S4KD Series replaces the current S4KC Series, offering significant user interface improvements and other design upgrades to increase reliability and product availability. The S4KD is an on-line…

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Endress+Hauser Boosts R+D Spending in 2023 by 10%, Adds Patents, Patent Applications in All Product Sectors

July 10, 2024 There is no slackening the pace of innovation at Endress+Hauser. Last year, the global measurement and automation technology firm launched 20 new products and introduced over 1,100 new device options. Customers also benefitted from new tools and improved processes. The family-owned company also filed 257 patent applications for new inventions and 723…

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Sweetch Energy and Rockwell Automation Optimize Unique Zero-Carbon Electricity Generation Technology

July 8, 2024 French renewables startup Sweetch Energy will rely on extensive domain expertise and global presence from Rockwell Automation help scale its osmotic power generation technology. Osmotic energy is naturally generated by the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater. The INOD® (Ionic Nano Osmotic Diffusion) technology developed by Sweetch Energy is the first technology of…

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Province Investing in Hydroelectric Energy in Eastern Ontario

July 8, 2024 Refurbishments will create 500 good-paying jobs and provide reliable, affordable and clean energy to power growth The Ontario government is expanding and refurbishing clean electricity generation by announcing support for Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) approximately $1 billion investment to refurbish eight hydroelectric generating stations in Eastern Ontario. This infrastructure program would secure…

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ABB Launches New NINVA™ with SIL2 Certification for Safer and Simpler Temperature Measurement Across Industries

July 3, 2024 ABB has launched an enhanced version of its NINVA™ TSP341-N non-invasive temperature sensor, delivering safer and simpler temperature measurements for applications in the chemical, oil and gas industries. The new NINVA is the first SIL2-certified non-invasive temperature transmitter, making it the safest non-invasive temperature measurement sensor on the market. With proven performance…

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Emerson Visualization and Automation Solutions Underpin a Marine Demonstration Configuration

July 3, 2024 Emerson now offers a free template configuration for marine applications, based on its Movicon.NExTTM HMI/SCADA system, and its PACSystemsTM edge controllers, industrial panel PCs, and other control and networking products. This marine demonstration configuration provides a comprehensive user visualization and interface experience, and it is available free of charge so designers and shipbuilders can…

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New Cooling Solution Uses Water for Single Phase Direct Liquid Cooling: Rittal Develops Megawatt Cooling for AI

June 27, 2024 Artificial intelligence (AI) promises revolutionary benefits. Is the IT infrastructure ready? Data centre operators are breaking new technological ground with their technology partners. Rittal now presents a new cooling solution that delivers over 1 megawatt of cooling output and paves the way for AI. This is because the demand for computing power…

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Siemens Launches Depot360: Zero-Emission Fleet Operations Solution in Canada

June 27, 2024 Siemens is committed to helping Canadian customers manage and simplify their fleet electrification with innovative solutions, including locally-developed software.Faisal Kazi, President and CEO, Siemens Canada With transportation being the second biggest emitter of greenhouse gases and road transport responsible for almost three quarters of these emissions globally*, Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched…

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Siemens Announces $14M Modernization and Expansion of Drummondville Plant

June 27, 2024 Siemens Canada is investing approximately $14 million in a multi-phased modernization of its 10,400 sq m manufacturing facility located in Drummondville, Quebec, with the aim to optimize overall efficiency and capacity of the plant and position it for future growth. Plans for the facility, which has been making electrical products for the…

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Distributed Energy Resource Controllers from WAGO

June 27, 2024 Ensuring a reliable power system WAGO’s Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Controller is a CODESYS 3.5 library function block with a control algorithm for real and reactive power control as a function of voltage and frequency at DER sites. Connecting DERs to the grid requires communication between the energy resource and the grid…