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Safety


How to Optimize Your Facility While Using Variable Quality Fuel Gas

The composition and heating values of fuel gas can vary from one moment in time to another. Using a Coriolis flow meter to obtain a mass flow measurement, rather than…



Tips for Check Valve Selection and Installation [PODCAST]

Check valves are installed in many piping systems. Their purpose is to allow flow in only one direction, which can be critical for plant safety and to protect equipment from…


Equipment Showcase: Construction Equipment

Construction equipment is a critical part of the power generation industry, as new facilities are built and older facilities are upgraded to enhance efficiency and comply with evolving regulations. The…


Failed Michigan Dam Had Longstanding Spillway Deficiencies

The Edenville dam, which failed on March 19 flooding Midland, Michigan, and forcing as many as 10,000 residents to evacuate their homes, had its license revoked by the Federal Energy…


Nuclear Power Plants Set Performance Records in Spite of Pandemic

It’s spring outage season in the power industry. A time when plants of all types typically shut down and perform scheduled maintenance to ensure all essential equipment is as ready…


Understanding the Dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide Gas [PODCAST]

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas is produced as a result of the microbial breakdown of organic materials in the absence of oxygen. It can be found in tanks, vaults, voids, and…