October 12, 2017
Engineer in a coal power plant control room in front of DCS screens

Qualifications of Operating Personnel in the Power Industry

September 12, 2019

Strict Compliance to Approved Procedures

I am always perplexed when I visit a site that does not enforce strict compliance with approved procedures.   From the Physical Plant Operations Handbook: “Without rules […]
September 5, 2019

Natural Gas or Coal? Both.

August 22, 2019
Flow chart of FCS' Approach to Power Plant Training

The FCS Difference: Training for Power Generation and Process Plants

August 5, 2019

Solar-Electrical Conversion and Land Use

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 […]
May 29, 2019
Water Pipe

Condensate-Induced Water Hammer

Condensate-induced water hammer is an extremely dangerous phenomenon and operators should be trained to ensure they fully understand. Water hammer occurs when water in a pipe […]
May 17, 2019
Experienced Power Plant Worker with Valve for Training

The Aging Workforce

Many expect the Power Industry to lose a significant portion of its workforce in the very near future. Baby boomers born after WWII, between 1946 and 1964, […]
April 24, 2019

Clarifiers

Why Do We Need Clarifiers? With increasing world population and advances in the industry, demand for quality water also continues to increase.  As with most other […]