Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Thu, 26 May 2022 16:42:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 5 Questions Mining, Minerals, and Metals Companies Must Ask to Take Sustainability to the Next Level https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2022/05/27/5-questions-mining-minerals-and-metals-companies-must-ask-to-take-sustainability-to-the-next-level/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2022/05/27/5-questions-mining-minerals-and-metals-companies-must-ask-to-take-sustainability-to-the-next-level/#respond Fri, 27 May 2022 11:00:47 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=94959 The mining, minerals, and metals (MMM) industry is an energy-intensive business and one that is finding itself increasingly challenged to earn the social license to operate, as many people consider... Read more »

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Why 98% of commercial and industrial buildings aren’t getting the most value out of their solar installations https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2022/05/26/why-98-of-commercial-and-industrial-buildings-arent-getting-the-most-value-out-of-their-solar-installations/ https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2022/05/26/why-98-of-commercial-and-industrial-buildings-arent-getting-the-most-value-out-of-their-solar-installations/#respond Thu, 26 May 2022 16:42:10 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95594 Solar installations at commercial and industrial buildings have soared in recent years, with businesses realizing that they’re smart investments. Part of the reason is that solar installations produce clean, locally... Read more »

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Universal automation: The new bridge linking plant OT and IT systems https://blog.se.com/food-and-beverage/2022/05/26/universal-automation-the-new-bridge-linking-plant-ot-and-it-systems/ https://blog.se.com/food-and-beverage/2022/05/26/universal-automation-the-new-bridge-linking-plant-ot-and-it-systems/#respond Thu, 26 May 2022 13:00:09 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95312 To stay competitive, most manufacturers look to the latest technology features and enhancements. But with so many hardware and software platforms involved in running their businesses, maintaining a modern technology... Read more »

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Bridging power and process automation silos drive higher manufacturing efficiency https://blog.se.com/industrial-software/2022/05/26/bridging-power-and-process-automation-silos-drive-higher-manufacturing-efficiency/ https://blog.se.com/industrial-software/2022/05/26/bridging-power-and-process-automation-silos-drive-higher-manufacturing-efficiency/#respond Thu, 26 May 2022 11:00:26 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95161 Traditional business models are under threat across the oil and gas, water and wastewater, and mining industries due to astronomical cost increases for labor, resource extraction, and materials processing. The... Read more »

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Understanding the options for renewable energy for data centers https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2022/05/25/understanding-the-options-renewable-energy-for-data-centers/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2022/05/25/understanding-the-options-renewable-energy-for-data-centers/#respond Wed, 25 May 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95532 The drive is on to improve the sustainability performance of data centers with tools such as IIoT platforms, energy monitoring and management, and innovative cooling technologies. However efficient a data... Read more »

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Five Industry Leaders Are Teaming with ExxonMobil on Open Process Automation. This Changes Everything. https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2022/05/25/five-industry-leaders-are-teaming-with-exxonmobil-on-open-process-automation-this-changes-everything/ https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2022/05/25/five-industry-leaders-are-teaming-with-exxonmobil-on-open-process-automation-this-changes-everything/#respond Wed, 25 May 2022 11:00:49 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95486 Something truly innovative is underway in the heavy process industry. For the first time since the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) was established in 2017, five global industry leaders are... Read more »

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The Electrical Infrastructure of Critical Facilities | ASCO Power Technologies https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2022/05/24/the-electrical-infrastructure-of-critical-facilities-asco-power-technologies/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2022/05/24/the-electrical-infrastructure-of-critical-facilities-asco-power-technologies/#respond Tue, 24 May 2022 14:07:54 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95450 Critical facilities such as hospitals, police and fire stations, and even telecom sites and data centers, play vital roles in disaster response and recovery. This sector provides protection, communication, and... Read more »

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Strategic partnerships are key to faster data centre delivery  https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2022/05/24/strategic-partnerships-faster-data-centre-delivery/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2022/05/24/strategic-partnerships-faster-data-centre-delivery/#respond Tue, 24 May 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95502 Digitisation is more prevalent in every aspect of our lives. The enormous amounts of data generated by consumers and businesses is driving an exponential explosion in demand for cloud computing.... Read more »

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How to Optimize the Mining Value Chain with Digitally Integrated Power and Process Operations https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2022/05/24/how-to-optimize-the-mining-value-chain-with-digitally-integrated-power-and-process-operations/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2022/05/24/how-to-optimize-the-mining-value-chain-with-digitally-integrated-power-and-process-operations/#respond Tue, 24 May 2022 11:00:57 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=94961 The mining, minerals, and metals industry can do little about many factors that often squeeze cash flows. Dynamics like commodity prices, utility energy costs, labor rates, and geopolitical events are... Read more »

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The benefits of moving from traditional to condition-based electrical asset maintenance https://blog.se.com/services/2022/05/24/the-benefits-of-moving-from-traditional-to-condition-based-electrical-asset-maintenance/ https://blog.se.com/services/2022/05/24/the-benefits-of-moving-from-traditional-to-condition-based-electrical-asset-maintenance/#respond Tue, 24 May 2022 07:00:26 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95165 The world’s largest soluble coffee factory, a Nestlé Nescafé plant located in Toluca, Mexico, was looking to eliminate unplanned stoppages and better understand its production efficiency. The factory operates 24... Read more »

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Engineering simulation and success in IoT product design https://blog.se.com/internet-of-things/2022/05/23/engineering-simulation-and-success-in-iot-product-design/ https://blog.se.com/internet-of-things/2022/05/23/engineering-simulation-and-success-in-iot-product-design/#respond Mon, 23 May 2022 21:23:19 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95022 Authored by Raghu (Jayaraman) Raghuraman, Senior Vice President, Digital Engineering & Technical Debt at Schneider Electric. It takes time, precision, and dedication to create a reliable and robust IoT solution... Read more »

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The end of globalization? How crises are reshaping supply chains https://blog.se.com/supply-chain/2022/05/23/the-end-of-globalization-how-crises-are-reshaping-supply-chains/ https://blog.se.com/supply-chain/2022/05/23/the-end-of-globalization-how-crises-are-reshaping-supply-chains/#respond Mon, 23 May 2022 15:57:10 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=95491 Globalization was one of the defining global shifts of the 20th century. Twenty years into this new century we face crisis after crisis: a global pandemic, accelerating climate change, increasingly... Read more »

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