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Waste to Energy


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Cleaning Boiler Superheaters with a Mobile Shockwave Method

One of the keys to boiler efficiency in thermal power plants is ensuring fouling and clinkers formed on superheater bundles are routinely removed. A mobile shockwave cleaning method offers one…



How to Examine Generators with Visual Inspection Robots

Inspecting generators has always been a time-consuming and expensive job, yet one that needs to be done at regular intervals. An impressive new visual inspection robot can save owners many…


Waste-to-Energy Strategies Are Not Dead

Few waste-to-energy (WTE) plants have been completed in the U.S. since the mid 1990s, but the story is different around the world, where WTE technology is seen as a suitable…


THE BIG PICTURE (Infographic): Capital Costs

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) in February 2020 published capital costs and performance characteristic estimates for 25 new electric power generating technologies. These estimates come from global engineering and design…


Understanding Fan Problems and Optimizing Rotor Dynamics

Industrial fans are required for many power plants to operate, such as primary and secondary air fans, and induced draft fans. Understanding rotor dynamics is essential for reliable long-term fan…


What You Need to Know About Magnetic Flow Meters

Magnetic flow meter technology is an optimal tool for wastewater processing, which can apply across power generating facilities that require water for cooling, steam, or other applications. In recent years…