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

Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization, ERCOT Reforms

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational…



In-Person Events and COVID: Are You Ready to Travel?

In my job, I typically do a fair amount of traveling. Of course, that all changed last year due to COVID-19. I didn’t go anywhere for work-related events or meetings.…


Norwegian Wind Farm Presents Construction, Operational Challenges

The global wind power industry continues to grow, as more governments set renewable energy targets amid a push for decarbonization and cleaner energy production. The Wind Europe Intelligence Platform reports…


Preconstruction Strategies: Subcontractor Prequalification

Implementing sound prequalification processes has proven to be a winning strategy for successful power industry projects. Formal preconstruction phases have increasingly been employed to control costs for capital projects in…


How Innovative Technology Is Making Waves in the Power Generation Industry

Is dual-containment pipe leak detection or effluent compliance keeping you awake at night? There are smart, sustainable solutions to save time and money. Regulators, investors, media, and the general public—as…


Critical Juncture: Collaboration Fast-Tracks New Madrid Power Station Plant Upgrade

The New Madrid Power Plant is an important facility in the Associated Electric Cooperative’s portfolio of assets and is fundamentally important to the company’s mission to provide affordable and reliable…