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Marmaduke


CFE Extends CTG Universidad Unit 2’s Life with Conversion to Synchronous Condenser

135th Anniversary—Engineering a Legacy: Marmaduke Surfaceblow

Marmaduke Surfaceblow was a crusty character, providing POWER magazine readers with imaginative tales of engineering feats, and lending his name to one of our most-coveted awards. He might be fictional,…



MARMADUKE AWARD: KOMIPO Relocates an Entire Combined Cycle Power Plant

Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) had a viable combined cycle power plant where it didn’t need one, and growing demand where new capacity had to be added. The solution? Pack up…


Classic Marmaduke: Marmy’s First Lesson

Steve Elonka began chronicling the exploits of Marmaduke Surfaceblow—a six-foot-four marine engineer with a steel brush mustache and a foghorn voice—in POWER in 1948, when Marmy raised the wooden mast…


Contact Energy Ltd.’s Te Mihi Power Station Harnesses Sustainable Geothermal Energy

Te Mihi Power Station is a two-unit 166-MW geothermal plant currently undergoing commissioning on New Zealand’s North Island. It replaces the Wairakei Power Station constructed in 1958—but with a much…


FPL Completes $3B Uprate Project, Adds 500 MW to Four Nuclear Units

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) last week said it had completed a $3 billion five-year-long extended power uprate to add more than 500 MW to its Turkey Point and…


Marmaduke Award: Combined Solar Technologies’ Hybrid Plant: Using Wastewater and Olive Pits to Produce Clean Water and Clean Energy

Combined Solar Technologies (CST) has designed, built, owns, and operates a water purification system located at the Musco Family Olive Co. facility in Tracy, Calif., that burns olive pits to…