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EDF, ORCA Hub in ‘First’ Autonomous ROV Wind Farm Foundation Inspection

EDF Renewables has deployed a customized remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to carry out what is believed to be the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection at its Blyth offshore wind farm in the UK. The ROV was modified to include cutting-edge robotic technologies for autonomous inspection capabilities and carried out visual inspections of the gravity-based foundations of three wind offshore turbines over the course of four days…

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Siemens Gamesa turnaround will take years, main owner says after $4.3 billion bid

MADRID/FRANKFURT, May 23 (Reuters) – Siemens Energy (ENR1n.DE) warned on Monday that a turnaround at Siemens Gamesa (SGREN.MC) will take several years, adding that a 4.05 billion-euro ($4.3 billion) bid to buy out minorities of the struggling wind turbine unit was the only way to fix the issues. “It’s nothing which will go fast,” Siemens Energy Chief Executive Christian Bruch told journalists on Monday, less than two days after unveiling the offer.

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Why Japan’s Automation Inc is indispensable to global industry

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Northvolt and Norsk Hydro will take their battery recycling joint venture to continental Europe later this year after the Swedish start-up and Norwegian aluminium producer opened their first plant in Norway.

Hydrovolt has just started commercial operations for what is Europe’s largest battery recycling plant in the southern Norwegian town of Fredrikstad. The facility can currently handle about 25,000 electric car batteries a year, equivalent to the entire number of cells reaching the end of their life in Norway, an electric vehicle pioneer

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Northvolt and Norsk Hydro to expand battery recycling JV in Europe

Northvolt and Norsk Hydro will take their battery recycling joint venture to continental Europe later this year after the Swedish start-up and Norwegian aluminium producer opened their first plant in Norway.

Hydrovolt has just started commercial operations for what is Europe’s largest battery recycling plant in the southern Norwegian town of Fredrikstad. The facility can currently handle about 25,000 electric car batteries a year, equivalent to the entire number of cells reaching the end of their life in Norway, an electric vehicle pioneer

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How to keep your machines secure over the next 15 years?

Connectivity is becoming a commodity forming a risk for machine builders and factory owners. Nowadays, an average machine is connected to an internal network, to talk to SCADA and MES systems, or to the internet for remote access and data analysis. However, software running in the machines’ controllers and operating systems get older and new vulnerabilities are discovered to make such systems insecure. In worst case scenarios this leads to production stops. So, how do you guarantee that your installed machines are protected now and in the future?

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