A distributed control system (DCS) is a platform for automated control and operation of a plant or industrial process. A DCS combines the following into a single automated system: human machine interface (HMI), logic solvers, historian, common database, alarm management, and a common engineering suite.
USA government is heavily involved in US nuclear energy through safety and environmental regulations, R&D funding, and setting United States energy goals. In the late 1990s, government policy and funding decisions have encouraged the development of greater civilian nuclear capacity.
On a good day South Australia has more than 40% renewable energy. On a bad day, it's -2 or something. Wind towers suck in so many ways. They can even draw more power out than they bring in and best of all — their peak electron sucking power comes just when the state needs electricity the most ...
Fabrice Lanoue produces a regular XLS (Excel) Spreadsheet of forthcoming steam events in Europe. I do not want to put his address here, but if you would like to be added to his list, then please email me at the address at the bottom of this page and I will forward your email to him (added 15th July 2010).