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

Qualifications of Operating Personnel in the Power Industry

March 30, 2020
Power and the Economy

Economics of the Power Industry

Electricity is generated and supplied to the electric grid from a variety of sources, including fossil fuel (coal, oil, and natural gas), nuclear, and renewable energy […]
March 24, 2020
Industrial Plant at Night

ZLD: Zero Liquid Discharge

Why ZLD? Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) is increasingly becoming a solution to wastewater management at power plants. Stricter environmental regulations, public perception, and water shortages are […]
March 2, 2020
Power Plant Fire

Up in flames: Is a fire at your facility imminent?

An industrial fire.  Our regularly scheduled program halts due to massive pillars of smoke, red lights and sirens, and massive explosions.  While they aren’t that common, […]
February 6, 2020
Wastewater Discharge

Effluent Limitation Guidelines: Affecting the Power Industry

Lately, the power industry has been hearing of a new acronym around the halls, ELG.  ELG stands for EFFLUENT LIMITATION GUIDELINES and under President Obama, the […]
January 21, 2020
Power Lines in front of setting sun

Induced Voltage

Back in my operating days, we had a tech get shocked while performing maintenance on what should have been a de-energized piece of equipment. After sending […]
January 9, 2020
Coal Power Plant Ash Pond System

Ash Ponds: Supplanting and Upgrading

Why do Ash Ponds need to be retired? There is a nationwide push for the retirement of ash ponds. Since the need for ash storage remains, […]
December 23, 2019
Keyboard with e-learning key

Computer-Based Training has the Power

Computer-Based Training has the power to close knowledge gaps and expedite training at your facility. One surefire way of running manufacturing plants safely, effectively, and efficiently […]
September 30, 2019
Image of power plant documentation with worker in hard hat

Is Inadequate Training Costing you Money?

Ask anyone in management what their biggest challenges are, and you’ll likely hear the same few answers:   “Equipment downtime and maintenance costs” ”The cost of […]