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Plant Design


How Monitoring and Diagnostics Centers Benefit the Power Industry

GE has been operating a monitoring and diagnostics center for the power generation sector for more than 25 years. From modest beginnings, the facility now monitors about 1,000 power plants…



Reduce Plant Fuel Use, Emissions, and Operating Cost with Performance Models and Predictive Maintenance

Thermal power generation has to adapt new methods to thrive as renewables transform dispatch. Now used more often as a bridge source of power rather than the main source of…


Siemens Energy Seals Deal for Hydrogen-Ready Coal-to-Gas Switch

European energy giant EnBW will pilot switching a 114-year-old coal-fired waste incineration and district heating power plant in Stuttgart-Münster, Germany, to gas-fired technology while ensuring the regionally significant plant will…


Fish Friendly Hydro: Natel Energy Is Proving It’s Possible

Hydropower projects frequently face resistance from environmental groups for a variety of reasons. One of the more common objections to hydro is the high turbine-induced mortality of fish. The passage…


NET Power’s First Allam Cycle 300-MW Gas-Fired Project Will Be Built in Texas

NET Power, developer of the novel Allam-Fetvedt supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycle, will build its first 300-MW natural gas–fired power plant at an Occidental-hosted site near Odessa, Texas. The…


Potential Deal Brewing for Second Polish Nuclear Plant Based on South Korean Technology 

Days after Poland chose Westinghouse to supply its AP1000 technology to the country’s first nuclear plant in Pomerania, northern Poland, the government and two Polish energy firms signed a letter…