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Decarbonization, Decentralization Driving Power Industry

Technological innovation has forever been part of the power generation sector, as electricity producers strive for more efficient and more economic ways to deliver power. The POWER magazine editorial staff, in a “State of the Industry” presentation on Sept. 28 to open the virtual 2020 ...


Improve Wind Turbine Safety with a Piston Accumulator Retrofit

Wind turbines are designed to maximize power production based on the predicted wind speeds found at the plant site. However, excessive wind speeds are experienced at times, so it is crucial to limit power generation at those times to avoid spontaneous runaway turbine situations that may cause ...


The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation

“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as valid: there is no way to safely operate a transmission and distribution network ...


Maintenance Digitalization: A Connected Workforce Case Study

Louis LaBella, EVP and President of Refining, Delek US and Paul Muir, President, Mobideo Technologies “Only 3% of turnarounds are executed well. On time. On schedule. On budget. No safety issues… and zero leaks on startup.” Louis LaBella, EVP and President of Refining, Delek US This ...


Traditional Condition Assessments vs Innovative Drone Inspections: Higher Quality Data Leads to Greater Insights

Power generation facilities currently rely on the limited data provided by traditional inspection methods to maintain the safety and reliability of their assets. In this presentation, we will provide multiple case studies highlighting drone, submersible, and robotics inspections, and the findings ...


Market Insights – Spring Report

To access slides from the presentation, click here. Sponsored by: Aggreko and GE Digital Independent system operators (ISOs) provide open and nondiscriminatory access to the transmission grid, supported by a competitive energy market. As a result, ISOs have a detailed understanding of bulk power ...