Many types of equipment used in operations at chemical plants — mixers, pumps, fans, compressors, conveyors, etc. — are driven by electric motors. In addition, the instruments and control systems that monitor and regulate operations and ensure safety rely on electrical power. Electricity also handles some heating duties and is essential for many maintenance activities.



Energy Saver: Behold The Impact Of Human Behavior

Saving energy starts with conscious effort and corporate awareness

Heat Transfer: Interest In Electricity Heats Up

Efforts target thermal processes such as cracking that now use fossil fuels

Put The Bull And Bear In Clean Energy

A stock-market-style price index could help better calculate and forecast U.S. energy prices

Screen Your Energy Projects

A rigorous evaluation will look at technical credibility, energy savings and cost estimates



Siemens Energy Builds Second Combined Cycle Power Plant For Evonik

July 7, 2020
Evonik replaces old backup gas power plant.

Siemens’ Electric Thermal Energy Storage System Begins Operation

June 18, 2019
Newly-opened pilot plant in Hamburg-Altenwerder can store 130 MWh of energy for up to one week.

BASF Selects Siemens For Brownfield Exchange Modernization

June 11, 2019
Siemens receives an order from BASF Schwarzheide GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF SE, to modernize the industrial power plant in Schwarzheide, Germany with key components...

UE Controls Offers Beta Version Of WirelessHART Gas Detector

Dec. 14, 2016
United Electric Controls is offering free beta trials to gain additional feedback on customer experience and product performance prior to the official product roll-out in early...