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November 29, 2018
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Control Room Operator Training

A control room operator, with a tuned control system, can have a major impact on maintaining and improving power plant performance and reliability. Today’s advanced DCS […]
October 26, 2018

Oilers Used for Prevention of Surface Corrosion

Metal production ultimately requires exposure of an untreated surface to the corrosive oxygen and humidity in our atmosphere. To prevent surface corrosion, oil is frequently applied […]
October 19, 2018
Power Plant Settling Pond Water Purification

Water Purification to Improve Water Quality for Power Plant Operations

Most of the current power plants in the US were built in the 40s, 50s and 60s.  Water is extremely important in making electricity; mainly as […]
August 20, 2018
Experienced Power Plant Worker with Valve for Training

Watchstanding Principles: Standing an Active, Thoughtful Watch

When shift changeover happens and the off-going crew leaves, does the oncoming shift have a plan for the shift?  If a procedure is in progress, does […]
August 15, 2018
Industrial Power Plant with Smokestack

Mercury Removal from Coal-Fired Powered Plants

Coal is a mined material.  Because it naturally occurs, it has a lot of contaminants that are mined with the coal.  Radioactive isotopes, silica, arsenic, chromium, […]
July 16, 2018
Steam and Water Piping in Thermal Power Plant

Gas Turbine Training

There are a wide variety of gas turbines in service and planned in the power utility industry.  That variety includes: Age – from the early 1970s […]
June 22, 2018
Power Station at Dusk

Coal and Fossil Fuel Plant Emissions Controls

Many would say that the coal industry is under attack.  The Environmental Protection Agency, politicians, the media, etc., are all trying to make coal clean.  The […]
June 12, 2018
Silhouette of Engineers Shaking Hands in front of High Voltage Power Lines

Emissions Targets and De-Carbonization Drive

In August of 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) put into effect a Clean Power Plan (CPP) as an emission guideline for states to follow in […]