Estimation of Region of Attraction for Polynomial Nonlinear Systems

By ISA Transactions

Control Room

The post Estimation of Region of Attraction for Polynomial Nonlinear Systems first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.

This post is an excerpt from the journal ISA Transactions. All ISA Transactions articles are free to ISA members, or can be purchased from

From:: http://automation.isa.org/2014/12/estimation-of-region-of-attraction-for-polynomial-nonlinear-systems/

      

Tantalus says US municipal utilities engaging with AMI overlay solution

By Metering International

Itron Tantalus meter reader solution

US smart grid company Tantalus has made public the level of interest it has received from municipal utilities in its low-cost advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) migration solution.

Tantalus reports that the company has engaged with more than 15 municipal and cooperative power utilities across the US that are using encoder receiver …read more

From:: http://www.metering.com/tantalus-says-us-municipal-utilities-engaging-with-ami-overlay-solution/

      

Smart meter fires: SaskPower and Sensus hit again as 10th unit overheats

By Metering International

Saskpower-smart-meter-replacement

In Canada, Saskatchewan electric utility SaskPower faces further embarrassment as it confirmed that a 10th smart meter installed as part of a province-wide rollout had failed this week due to overheating.

The utility said the unit had melted in a similar way to the failure of nine other Sensus 3.3 smart …read more

From:: http://www.metering.com/smart-meter-fires-saskpower-and-sensus-hit-again-as-10th-unit-overheats/

      

Industrial Automation and Embedded Vision: A Powerful Combination

By guest blogging for ISA

Brian Dipert

The post Industrial Automation and Embedded Vision: A Powerful Combination first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.

This is an excerpt from the May/June 2014 issue of InTech magazine by Brian Dipert, editor-in-chief at the Embedded Vision Alliance.

In order for …read more

From:: http://automation.isa.org/2014/12/industrial-automation-embedded-vision-powerful-combination/

      

Deal watch: Texas electric cooperative buys Aclara AMI solution

By Metering International

Aclara AMI deal with Texas electric cooperative

US advanced metering infrastructure supplier Aclara Technologies is closing the year with a deal for its power line communications system.

Texas-based Lamar County Electric Cooperative Association (ECA) announced this week that it has ordered the eTWACS advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system.

The cooperative will deploy the AMI over the next two years …read more

From:: http://www.metering.com/deal-watch-texas-electric-cooperative-buys-aclara-ami-solution/

      

Deal watch: Brazil’s CPFL Energia buys more SAP customer care software

By Metering International

Brazil CPFL Energia SAP software deal

In South America, Brazil’s largest non state-owned group of electric energy and distribution companies has confirmed the further deployment of SAP business management software, according to local media.

CPFL Energia has bought the SAP utilities-specific module with the aim of unifying the management processes across all divisions of the group including …read more

From:: http://www.metering.com/deal-watch-brazils-cpfl-energia-buys-more-sap-customer-care-software/