December 3, 2018
Power Station at Dusk

Part 3 of Series: Level Control and Feedwater Heater Problems

This is the third and final blog in a three-part series about identifying issues with feedwater heaters. The series discusses why feedwater heaters are important to […]
November 26, 2018
B&W Industrial Plant

Part 2 of Series: Determining the Health of Feedwater Heaters

This is the second blog in a three-part series about identifying issues with feedwater heaters. The series discusses why feedwater heaters are important to efficient plant […]
November 19, 2018
Steam and Water Piping in Thermal Power Plant

Part 1 of Series: Why Do Plants Require Feedwater Heaters?

Today’s blog is the first in a three-part series about identifying issues with feedwater heaters. Over the next few weeks, the series will discuss why feedwater […]
September 4, 2018
Silhouette of Engineers Shaking Hands in front of High Voltage Power Lines

Electric Grid Reliability and Resiliency

What are grid reliability and grid resiliency? Most of us understand grid reliability to be the ability of the power system to deliver electricity in the […]
June 25, 2018
Steam Turbine Generator in a power plant

VARs Explained in 300 Words, Without Equations or Vector Analysis

May 3, 2018
Engineer wearing hard hat and safety vest, using radio to communicate with power plant operators.

Power Plant Training in Protective Relays

A protective relay activates in the electrical distribution system, sending a trip signal. Switchgear circuit breakers trip. An entire bus is lost. Equipment shuts down. The […]
March 1, 2018
Electrician with PPE engaged in power plant training

Power Plant Arc Flash Training

Do you need an Arc Flash Power Plant Training Program at your facility? Probably. The harder questions to answer usually include: Who should be trained? What […]
November 27, 2017
Operator performing equipment maintenance during Electrical Fundamentals Training

Power Plant Electrical Fundamentals Training

Do your power plant operators know their product? In my experience, electric power plant operators generally have a good handle on basic boiler principles, air flow […]