Keeping up-to-date on the latest industry operational developments and news ensures your facility will remain competitive and efficient.

March 27, 2019
Power Station at Dusk

Co-Firing Natural Gas and Coal

When considering modifying an existing coal fired boiler to burn natural gas, it is usually in terms of a complete changeover of fuels. In some cases, […]
March 1, 2019

Coal Blending to Maintain Competitiveness

Coal-fired generating stations receive and burn millions of tons of coal per year. The cost of this coal is the single largest operating expense of a […]
January 21, 2019
Power Plant Settling Pond Water Purification

Water Purity has Reached New Limits!

Processes Power Plants, Steel Plants, Petroleum Plants, Paper Mills, so on and so forth; all depend on the processes that define what they are producing. Each […]
January 2, 2019

Modifying Conventional Power Plants for a Changing Industry

As renewable energy is becoming more prevalent in the power sector, conventional thermal plants must evolve to remain profitable and avoid closure. Modifications to these existing […]
November 29, 2018
Rendered image of a power plant control room

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 […]