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Solar field shares ‘love’ of renewable energy

A field of solar panels on New Caledonia’s largest island is being constructed in the shape of a heart for local beverage company Froico SA

The unique field design was inspired by an area of nearby wild mangrove vegetation that has naturally taken a heart shape.


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TECH FLASH

ABB teams up with UN initiative to promote energy efficiency

The company aims to help accelerate a global shift to energy-efficient appliances and equipment

The UN says global electric consumption could be reduced by about 1,500 terawatt-hours by 2030.


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Beverage company’s solar field design shares the ‘love’ of renewable energy

A field of 7,888 solar panels on the remote Pacific island of Grand Terre, New Caledonia’s largest island, is being constructed in the shape of a heart for local beverage company Froico SA.


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Editor's Note

Are you going above and beyond in your sustainability programs?

While sustainability programs have become the new normal at most manufacturing facilities, there is always room for improvement and another project to tackle.


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37th Annual Plant Construction Survey: Hygienic design for safe food

As FSMA gels, processors are concerned about safe food and plants while stepping up product output with the same energy inputs.


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Manufacturing News

Cheap energy—but for how long?

The lower price of natural gas has unfortunately caused some users to take short-term views of energy prices.


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Field Reports

On-demand steam meets pet food production requirements

The new steam generator also satisfies California’s tough emission regulations.
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Technology Sourcebook

Energy flow monitor

The Clark Model DNEM energy flow monitor measures energy transfer in heating/cooling systems, heat recovery applications, efficiency measurement/verification systems and other applications.


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Technology Sourcebook

Biomass to biogas system

 The BCS AFC2 advanced fluidized co-digestion and co-generation biomass to biogas system provides up to 90% conversion of organic feedstock solids with no residual sludge.  


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Automation

Cost containment: Using automation to help stop leaks

Everywhere you look, your cash flow is hemorrhaging. Integrated automation systems can show you where to start applying tourniquets.

 You may be able to use a spreadsheet or home accounting program to get your household finances in order. But, there are so many places for cash to evaporate in a food or beverage plant, that unless you are using an integrated software system to track and focus every process, you may never know if leaks exist. 


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Saving Energy Without Capital Investment

5/1/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Energy savings is a hot topic these days, and everywhere you turn, someone's got something for you to buy to improve energy efficiency in your plant. Yet there are practical things you can do right now, with minimal to no additional investment, that can yield big gains in energy efficiency...

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

Podcasts

Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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