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Technical articles on all aspects of power plant operation, preventive and predictive maintenance, planned and unplanned outages

2022 Experience POWER, Distributed Energy Conference, and HydrogeNext Show Preview

Again, this year, Experience POWER will be co-located with the Distributed Energy Conference (DEC) and HydrogeNext, giving attendees the opportunity to learn from and network with trailblazers from the power…



How to Defeat Dew Point Corrosion in Heat Recovery Steam Generators

The experience of South Humber Bank Power Station in the UK is just one example of overcoming corrosion challenges at power generation facilities. Facing issues during routine maintenance shutdown of…


How Digital Technology Can Help Lower Carbon Footprint

As owners and operators of fossil fuel plants navigate through the energy transition, digital technology offers the opportunity to perform while transforming, balancing the energy trilemma of providing a secure,…


The POWER Interview: Modeling Solutions for the Future of Energy

Utilities function in the present but must always plan for the future. That’s even more true today, as the rapid pace of change with power generation technologies, and the transition…


The Role of Videoscopes in Gas Turbine Inspections: Insights from the Field

Traditional gas turbine inspections can be time-consuming and expensive. However, a remote visual inspection can be an effective alternative to tearing equipment apart to get a look inside. Advanced videoscopes…


How Thermal Imaging Improves Early Warning Fire Detection for Battery Storage and Handling

From toothbrushes to automobiles, earbuds to mobile devices, and toys to semi-trucks, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology is finding its way into just about everything. As the demand for battery-powered devices…