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.

April 14, 2022

SWFGD Primer – Coastal Elite?

Location, Location, Location Location, location, location. This familiar mantra of the real estate business also has a particular application for sulfur dioxide-emitting industries: seawater flue gas […]
November 3, 2021

The Coal Comeback

Fueling the Comeback The seeming pariah of energy generation, coal, is making a comeback. And it’s quite ironic that climate change is a big reason why. […]
July 13, 2021

Housekeeping in a Coal Plant is Key

It is neither a secret nor a surprise that coal-fired power generation is fighting an uphill battle. Today holds challenges in nearly every operational area. Prevailing […]
June 29, 2021

Steam Desuperheaters

In most plants, steam generates at a single, high pressure, and where necessary, its pressure reduces. When pressure reduces, steam retains its high temperature. High-temperature steam […]
May 17, 2021

Inside the Matrix: Quick Look at Power Plant Control Systems

For most of us born before 1990, controls or logic diagrams remind us of Indiana Jones trying to decipher some ancient scroll. The language is foreign […]
October 14, 2020
Air Cooled Condenser

The ABCs of ACCs and ZLD: Air Cooled Condensers have an important role in Zero Liquid Discharge installations

In March 2020, FCS published a blog introducing the fundamentals of Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) solutions to wastewater management. Today, we would like to delve deeper […]
August 5, 2019
Solar Energy Panels and Dish

Solar-Electrical Conversion and Land Use

April 24, 2019
Clarifier Diagram

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 […]