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operations and maintenance


The ‘Era of Location Intelligence’ for Utilities

Location-based information has played an important role in the utility industry for decades, but that history is just a prelude to the dramatically larger role it will play in the…


Monitoring of Power Station Components: Predictive Maintenance in Flexible Plant Operation

An innovative software program, coupled with an experienced team of engineers, allows plant operators to evaluate creep and fatigue stress in components exposed to more frequent cycling, thereby identifying potential…


Effect of Eddy Grooves on Tilting Pad Journal Bearings

Tilting pad journal bearings are used in turbomachinery such as turbo compressors, turbo gears, gas turbines, or steam turbines. There is an ongoing and growing customer demand for bearings with…


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…