Think about different factors that can affect the operation of your plant. Are you using too much power, losing power, or running on unclean power? These elements can shut down your plant for good.
A few years back, Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt spoke with different process automation companies serving our industry that sell you hardware, software, and energy management services to help you analyze and optimize your power consumption. You can read what automation leaders such as Abbott Laboratories, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Square D and ABB among others, were doing to monitor power and keep automation plants up and running.
Read the article "How and Why to Monitor Power" to learn more.