To celebrate Earth Day, Phoenix Contact (www.phoenixcontact.com) will unveil its new combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) system, and its president, Jack Nehlig, will ceremonially disconnect from the electric grid. The CCHP system is a natural gas, fixed microturbine system that will generate enough electricity to power the company’s Americas...
Sometimes we get so focused on what's going on at Control and ControlGlobal.com that we forget there's other stuff happening in the Big World.
"But what is it you actually do?" demands your mom, your non-engineering friends, the guy down the block and the annoying guy at the neighborhood barbeque party. It's hard to come up with an "elevator ride" answer on the spur of the moment. Engineering's complicated.
This just in, thanks to my buddy, Mike Bacidore, the editor in chief of Control's sister publication, Plant Services. WAGO is using a wind turbine at it's North American headquarters in Germantown, WI, to serve as a demo for some of its products AND save some money at the same time.