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    • Continuous “Hands Off” Insulation Resistance Testing of Critical Motors

      by Tina Olivero

      For decades, offshore oil and gas personnel have performed insulation resistance tests with handheld megohmmeters to prevent motor and generator failures that lead to costly unplanned shutdowns, production interruptions and rewinding repairs. However, these tests only provide a “snapshot” of motor or generator health. In a matter of only a few days, windings and cables […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • EigenTherm Solar to Deliver Low Cost Solar Electricity 24/7

      by Tina Olivero

      EigenTherm Solar, Inc. is the latest venture from power conversion industry technologist, inventor, holder of dozens of U.S. and foreign patents, and Ideal Power Founder Bill Alexander. EigenTherm Solar is a concentrated solar power company that has introduced a revolutionary solar thermal collector technology – the FlexForm Collector. The global concentrated solar power (CSP) market […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • SmartVac – The Future of Hydrovac Technology

      by Braydon Dowler-Coltman

      Is bigger really better? The consensus in Alberta for a number of years, mainly in the oil and gas industry is this; bigger is better. Large tanks allow for a truck to sit at a job for a long period of time before having to go to a dump site, and larger trucks typically have a higher capacity […]

    • TECH ADVANCE: Reduce light pollution

      by Tina Olivero

      Leading meteorological specialist Biral, alongside a local aviation warning light manufacturer, has won the first wind turbine project in Canada to incorporate automatic warning light dimming using visibility sensors. The Mont Sainte-Marguerite (MSM) wind farm in Quebec, has installed technology which has been in use across much of Europe for many years and greatly reduces […]

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