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The POWER Interview: How Modern Control System Technology Is Changing Power Plant Operation
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Distributed control systems (DCSs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been commonplace in power plants for decades, but the technology has not been stagnant. Today’s systems are beginning to incorporate…


The POWER Interview: MHPS Expands Digital Purview with New Division

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) is betting heavily on digitalization’s potential to reshape the power sector. Earlier this year, the power equipment and technology firm established a new division, Intelligent…


Extensive Planning, Innovative Work Strategies, Teamwork Combine for Successful SCR Project

A coal-fired plant in Colorado needed to further reduce its emissions to comply with more-stringent regulations. The work presented several challenges, and the owner and contractors worked together to complete…


Modernize Gas Turbine Controls with an Eye on the Future

Although it may seem as if gas turbines have only recently become the technology of choice for new U.S. power plants, a lot of gas turbine units have been in…


DHS, FBI Identify Tactics in Cyberattack Campaign Targeting Industrial Control Systems

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned in an e-mail on October 20 that an ongoing cyberattack campaign is targeting the nuclear, energy, and…