July 15, 2019
Teaching in a classroom

Tiered Approach to Complex Training Requirements

Power plants and other complex industrial facilities require extensive initial training for new operators and technicians. For some, this can be a daunting experience due to […]
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, it […]
September 25, 2018
Lock in front of code screen

Cyberattack on U.S. Energy Sector

The Department of Homeland Security identifies 16 critical infrastructure sectors which are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction “would have […]
July 26, 2018
Rendered image of a power plant control room

Control Systems Training and Operational Excellence

Operational excellence is a term that has been used for some time to describe a business philosophy of producing consistent, reliable results.  Operational excellence programs can […]
May 14, 2018
Industrial Utility Plant at Night

Analyzing Data to Improve Operational Readiness

Collection and analysis of data is key to improving efficiency in power plant operations and thus, maximizing profits. Power plant operators frequently record data on logs […]
March 16, 2018
Silhouette of Engineers Shaking Hands in front of High Voltage Power Lines

Improve Gas Turbine Facility Operational Readiness and Achieve Business Goals through Training

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January 5, 2018
Typical Gas Steam Boiler at a Combined Cycle Power Plant

Converting a Power Plant from Coal to Natural Gas

Modifying an existing coal-fired boiler to natural gas firing capability, either to replace or to supplement coal as the primary fuel source, is an extensive – […]