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Despite Dead DOE Rule, Grid Resiliency Persists as a Major Concern

The U.S. power industry lacks forward-looking ways to measure grid resiliency and traditional reliability metrics could become irrelevant as more intermittent generation inundates the bulk power system. But rather than…


Flexible Small-Scale Generation Empowered by Once-Through Boiler Technology
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Distributed generation integrated with intermittent renewable generation responds to the growing need for highly flexible small-scale (less than 100 MW) power generation resources. The limiting factor facing plant designers is…


HVTS Stops Alloy 625 Weld Overlay Corrosion in Waste-to-Energy Boiler

A boiler at the Renergia waste incineration plant in Perlen, Switzerland, was experiencing fireside corrosion. The shop-applied Alloy 625 weld overlay was showing signs of premature accelerated degradation. 1. The…


Changes in Boiler Operations Bring Innovations in Erosion and Corrosion Protection

Metal loss of the pressurized tubes inside the boiler is a big concern for boiler designers and operators. Changing fuel composition and other service parameters can lead to accelerated erosion…


Is Chasing Grid Demand Killing Your Large Coal Boiler? Here Are Four Concerns to Address
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Operating pulverized coal-fired boilers under low-load conditions presents several challenges. This article offers tips to keep units in the best possible operating condition. In today’s energy market with the increased…