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Electric Power Research Institute


Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns
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A study published by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) shows peak demand and energy use decreased as much as 21% in some areas as a result of actions taken…


Increasing Automation for Fossil Energy Plants
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An Electric Power Research Institute study has developed a systematic process for introducing sequence automation to fossil power plants. Researchers are now exploring its implementation in case studies. As large-scale…


Planning for the Future of Intelligent Power Generation
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An Electric Power Research Institute-led collaborative utility project, called I4Gen (Insight through the Integration of Information for Intelligent Generation), is exploring new technologies for digitally connecting assets and optimizing plant…


Reducing Nuclear Plant Operations and Maintenance Costs Through Online Monitoring

The Electric Power Research Institute’s full spectrum of online monitoring-related research offers nuclear power plant operators guidance for monitoring program implementation. The research results are used to inform maintenance tasks…


Reducing Cycling Damage to Combined Cycle Steam Turbines

  Cycling a combined cycle plant places additional stresses on all equipment, but the impacts extend beyond the gas turbine and heat recovery steam generator. Plant owners and managers are…