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Redesign Can Increase Geothermal Turbine Efficiency

Geothermal power is increasingly cited as a renewable energy resource with a vast potential to make the world’s electricity supply more sustainable. Many areas utilizing geothermal are located where the…


Getting Ahead of Costly Heat Exchanger Failures in the Power Generation Industry

Heat exchangers are important in all thermal power plants and in many other applications. If not properly operated and maintained, a variety of failures can occur, resulting in downtime, reduced…


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…


A Primer on Gas Turbine Failure Modes

When a gas turbine goes down, recovery can be an expensive, time-consuming process. Knowing what can go wrong and how to anticipate turbine failures can help you avoid a difficult…