March 24, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]
September 12, 2019
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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 […]