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operations and maintenance


Colorado Springs Utilities Taps ABB to Support Sustainability Goals With Arc-Resistant Switchgear

Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) is a combined electric/water/wastewater/gas municipal utility serving 600,000 customers in the Pikes Peak area in Colorado. The company was founded in 1922 and takes sustainability seriously.…


PIDC Awards Dominion Energy the Electric Utility Operations & Maintenance Contract for the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Philadelphia, Pa. (May 19, 2021) — PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, announces the award for a 10-year electric utility Operations and…


Advanced Technology, Innovative Solutions Enhance Nuclear Operations and Maintenance

Incorporating new technology and solutions being used by others could help nuclear power plant staff improve operations and maintenance practices. Nuclear power plants face many challenges. Monitoring heat exchangers for…


Fending Off Forced Power Plant Outages

The changing profile of the power system has added new stressors on conventional power generation and may have raised the potential for forced outages. Addressing them requires a closer look…


How to Avoid Full Refractory System Failure in Wood Combustion

Wood-burning facilities have seen a spike in refractory problems due to operating units at higher temperatures and at increased capacities than in the past. Refractory professionals offer three recommendations to…