Australia’s peak business group leaders have recently stepped up their encouragement of companies to embrace automation, as statistics show the nation is trailing other advanced economies on the road towards Industry 4.0.
If you’ve been asked to improve your businesses’ energy efficiency in a bid to reduce electricity bills, you’ll likely have considered power factor correction.
While Australian manufacturers understand the benefits of Industry 4.0, many are still in the early stages of ‘digital maturity’.
The Australian water industry is facing new and old challenges. Industry 4.0 – with its promise of increased visibility and performance with data – presents the solution.
How can you obtain and manage data without the high costs of building and hosting a traditional supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system? With nearly everything else going into a cloud-based service, we asked ourselves, “Why not SCADA?”
In a time when Australia is grappling with energy pricing pressure and uncertainty around the national energy policy, there is a tremendous opportunity for industrial businesses to take action and reduce their electricity bills.
Our previous blog explored how to improve industrial energy efficiency through power factor correction and load shifting. This blog will address an equally important part of any energy management program – measuring and analysing energy consumption.
As power price volatility puts more pressure on industrial businesses’ profit margins, executives are beginning to seek out new ways to reduce their electricity bills.