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Bulk Power System Deficiencies During Winter Storm Elliot Prompt Inquiries

Assessments are underway to pin down factors that prompted emergencies, tight grid conditions, and even load-shedding by major entities as Winter Storm Elliot bore down on the North American bulk…



Arctic Blast Roiling Reliability in TVA, MISO, SPP, PJM

An Arctic blast felt by a large portion of North America is causing reliability turmoil within some segments in its bulk power system, forcing reliability coordinators to declare emergencies, issue…


Hitachi Energy Will Modernize HVDC System, Boost Delivery of Canadian Hydropower to U.S.

Hitachi Energy will spearhead the modernization of a key high-voltage direct current (HVDC) system in Canada to support the transmission of 1,500 MW of renewable power between Quebec and New…


GE Releases New Option to Cut Emissions on Its Mobile Gas Turbines

GE Gas Power announced on Dec. 6 that it has deployed an “innovative technical solution” on four TM2500 aeroderivative gas turbines at the California Department of Water Resources’ (DWR’s) sites…


Rental Boilers Fill Process Steam Gaps During Crucial Production Periods

Whether you need to do maintenance or are having trouble with a permanently installed boiler at your plant, or you’re finding your regular equipment just can’t keep up with an…


Four Important Ways Aero-Derivative Gas Turbines Are Being Utilized in Power Systems

Aero-derivative gas turbines are widely used in the power industry. As the name implies, aero-derivative gas turbines evolved from innovations to proven technologies used in airplane jet engines. These gas…