Last time around, we spoke about the traditional grid and its limitations for a growing Australian population.
As I shared in the previous blog, traditional energy grids are large, centralised power generators that rely primarily on fossil fuels and typically aren’t digitised enough to meet modern market requirements.
You'd be surprised to hear that many industrial operators - from manufacturers to utility providers, don't store a backup of their PLCs!
Reliability, availability and efficiency – the benefits of switching to a smart grid have been talked about for some time.
At SAGE we are continually seeking out better ways to deliver efficiency for our customers. We identified an opportunity to transform the way parts are stored and retrieved in our manufacturing facility and the lean lift was developed.
With more organisations taking advantage of remote access to plant equipment, currently there isn’t a comprehensive framework to guide organisations through the best practices. Given the events of 2020, adoption of remote access is increasing – leaving many organisations pondering the best way to minimise potential risks to their systems.
For owners and managers of industrial facilities, optimising asset performance in a dynamic and complex operation environment is a constant challenge—trying to maximise performance while maintaining operational flexibility.
A streamlined public transport journey is a key pillar of smart cities and holds out benefits for individual users, wider communities and the environment.
The global pivot to Work From Anywhere (WFA) in response to COVID-19 restrictions has thrust cyber security to the top of the agenda with unforeseen speed. As more employees connect via home and public networks, companies have been forced to share the responsibility of managing security risks.
On the 15th of August 2020 at 10:00:00 AM, Trading Interval 5, the Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) Balancing price became -$1000/MWh. Trading Intervals 8 and 9 were also -$1000/MWh. August 15th proceeded to produce 18 negative price intervals1.