The companies have entered a long-term alliance, with a potential value of $25 million over a five-year period, under which Westinghouse Process Control will engineer and install computer systems and provide a comprehensive training package to optimize operations at multiple PacifiCorp plants. As part of a complete solutions package, the alliance also includes comprehensive plant instrumentation and performance studies by Emerson’s Performance Solutions division as well as control instrumentation and related products from a number of Emerson’s Fisher-Rosemount companies. Work is set to begin this fall.
PORTSMOUTH, NH-HoustonStreet Exchange has signed a memorandum of understanding with Enron. Under the arrangement, North American electricity and natural gas prices posted on EnronOnline will automatically be posted on HoustonStreet.com. Traders will be able to act on the EnronOnline prices via either platform. The addition of EnronOnline pricing will correspond with the launch of HoustonStreet’s natural gas platform in September.