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Connected Plant Conference

Whether you operate power generation assets in regulated or deregulated markets, you know that operating as efficiently as possible is imperative. Regardless of ownership structure, fleet size, or fuel, new digital cloud-computing operational and management tools are now available to help you ...


Improving Load Response and NOx Emissions with Boiler Tuning and Coal-Fired Unit Optimization

Maintaining and operating a coal-fired generating station requires the utmost attention to detail to stay competitive. Focusing on the fundamentals of combustion allows engineers to improve ...


Bolting Tools Important for Operation, Maintenance of Wind Turbines

There is a trend churning in the wind power industry; it involves upgrading wind turbines with newer, more powerful generation systems. Thanks to higher-capacity turbines and more efficient ...


Solar and Storage: When It Makes Operational Sense

Energy storage is becoming increasingly important in solar installations, and many renewable energy projects, including wind farms and others, are incorporating storage into their design. Figuring out ...


Innovative Engineering Results in Successful Steam Blowing Operation

Experience gained by a project team during a steam blowing operation for a combined cycle power project in Indonesia is described in this article. A specific challenge faced by the commissioning team ...


Ecuador’s Power Grid Gets a Massive Makeover

Over the past two decades, Ecuador has added a lot of hydroelectric power to its mix. Going forward, natural gas generation is expected to play more of a role in maintaining reliability and adding ...