Understanding the function, purpose, and theory behind power plant systems and the technology used generate electricity is vital to safe and reliable operation of power generation facilities.

August 5, 2019

Solar-Electrical Conversion and Land Use

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 […]
November 29, 2018

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 […]
November 9, 2018

Controllable Loss Monitors

The largest single cost of operation of a power plant is fuel, and the amount of fuel burned is affected directly by the efficiency of the […]
November 5, 2018

The Dangers of NOx: Nitrogen Pollution from Fossil Fuel Combustion

Fossil fuel combustion creates numerous harmful products.  When these products are released to the environment, they endanger both humans and the environment.  One class of environmentally […]
October 19, 2018
Settling Pond

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 […]
October 9, 2018

Protecting Equipment from Cold Weather

As winter weather approaches, operators and plant management must remain vigilant in preventing freezing of their equipment.  Frozen piping systems can result in ruptures and leaks […]
September 20, 2018
Older worker teaching younger worker as part of a Power Plant Training Program

Technology Transfer

What is Technology Transfer for FCS? People often ask about what FCS means when we talk about technology transfer; specifically, how does it differ from training.  […]