Cutting costs with business process automation

Poor data quality is believed to cost businesses an average of $15 million per annum and 75 percent of UK firms expect automation improve their operating costs, and a 62 percent forecast will in-crease their profitability.

Iberdrola seeks innovative solutions to decarbonise industrial sector

It is looking for ad-hoc solutions for factories, such as improving the efficiency of the energy used while reducing carbon emissions ‘in a sustainable and cost-effective manner’

China’s first two concentrated solar plants get automated tech upgrade

The systems will automatically manage the transportation of heat to molten salt tanks for storage and control how power is fed into the grid

Automation and AI
Energy sector ‘is underestimating the value of AI and automation’

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute suggests intelligent automation in the sector could save up to $813 billion over the next three years

SSEN invests £3m in ‘self-restoring’ network technology

It is expected to dramatically reduce the duration of unplanned power cuts

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Volkswagen announces job cuts as it accelerates towards EVs

The carmaker expects automation of routine tasks to result in between 5,000 and 7,000 job losses by 2023

Digital energy infrastructure
Businesses slash energy use by a quarter with digital upgrades

Schneider Electric says digitisation can be used to improve efficiency, reliability, safety and sustainability

How robots can save you energy and money

ELN reports on the advantages of automation in making energy savings. Could the use of technology help your bottom line?

Exceedingly good efficiency is a piece of cake

Cutting energy use in industrial processes is a piece of cake if you automate. That’s according to Britain’s largest food producer Premier Foods. The makers of teatime favourite Mr Kipling’s cakes says it cut costs by making its Stoke factory more efficient. At the Automated Britain conference today in London, Premier Foods’ supply chain director […]