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Electric Power Research Institute


Energy Systems of the Future Must Plan for Climate and Extreme Weather of the Future

Climate and extreme weather are increasingly impacting energy systems around the world. Whether it is prolonged, extreme cold in Texas, wildfires in California, high winds in the Midwest, or the…


How to Prevent Condensation-Induced Water Hammer

Condensation-induced water hammer (CIWH) is the term commonly used when describing a variety of transients that occur when water vapor is rapidly condensed by cold water. This article describes the…


Power Companies Must Plan to Deal with Climate Risks

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report at the end of February titled “Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.” Among the warnings found in the 3,675-page…


Optical Continuous Emissions Monitoring for Combustion Turbine Systems
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Natural gas electrical generation has increased significantly in recent years due to its cost advantage and reduced carbon footprint relative to coal. Many utilities are shifting to natural gas as…


Fish Travel from Santee River to Lake Marion for the First Time in 80 Years

Electric Power Research Institute, Santee Cooper and Whooshh Innovations conduct field study of fish passage portal. PINEVILLE, S.C. – For more than 80 years, the Santee Spillway has helped control…