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Burns & McDonnell Selected by NYPA for Major Control System Modernization Project at One of Largest Hydropower Facilities in North America
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KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Burns & McDonnell will serve as engineer-procure-construct (EPC) contractor for an extensive $134 million electrical control system upgrade and modernization project for the New York Power…


GE Completes Gas Turbine Upgrade Ahead of Schedule at Tanzania’s Songas Ubungo Power Plant
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BADEN, SWITZERLAND—August 27, 2019—This week, the SSA Gas Power systems & Power services team announced they have successfully completed upgrades to the entire GE fleet of three LM6000PA and one LM6000PC gas turbines…


Fully Digital Nuclear I&C Upgrade Gets ‘Unprecedented’ NRC License

A fully digital nuclear reactor instrumentation and control system (I&C)—the first of its kind in the U.S.—at a Purdue University research reactor in West Lafayette, Indiana, has been licensed by…


Comparing Gas Turbine Life to Turbine Control Life: What You Need to Know

Turbine control manufacturers often suggest retrofit projects are the only viable strategy to resolve control system end-of-life or obsolescence issues. But do plant operators really need to upgrade turbine control…


Strategies for Small Hydro Upgrades

Small hydro is becoming big business as ongoing technological advances make more small sites economic to exploit. Older plants can also see substantial output and efficiency gains by upgrading from…