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operations and maintenance


Reduce Plant Fuel Use, Emissions, and Operating Cost with Performance Models and Predictive Maintenance

Thermal power generation has to adapt new methods to thrive as renewables transform dispatch. Now used more often as a bridge source of power rather than the main source of…


Powering Resilience: How to Design Microgrids that Prepare for the Unexpected

Microgrids offer an ideal solution to counter the risk of weather-related power disruption by bolstering operational resilience, reducing dependence on local utilities, and lowering energy costs. However, the functionality of…


How Digital Technology Can Help Lower Carbon Footprint

As owners and operators of fossil fuel plants navigate through the energy transition, digital technology offers the opportunity to perform while transforming, balancing the energy trilemma of providing a secure,…


Renewal of Wärtsilä Operation and Maintenance contract vital to security of Timor-Leste’s power supply

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a three-year renewal to its Operation and Maintenance (O&M) agreement covering two power plants in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The importance of ensuring operational reliability…


How Thermal Imaging Improves Early Warning Fire Detection for Battery Storage and Handling

From toothbrushes to automobiles, earbuds to mobile devices, and toys to semi-trucks, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology is finding its way into just about everything. As the demand for battery-powered devices…