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March 24, 2023

Much Ado About Poo: An Overview of Wastewater Treatment

Number 2, everybody does it. Millions worldwide flush their toilets daily, sending their business off to a great unknown. Have you ever wondered what happens when […]
October 31, 2022

MWh Generation Cost Factors

Several factors affect the cost of generating one Mega-Watt hour (MWh) of electricity in a power plant; each is discussed in the following paragraphs.  A power […]
October 7, 2022

Fossil Fuel Prices Over Time

Energy production by source over the past 70 years has seen a shift away from coal to natural gas and renewables. The line graph below, from […]
September 12, 2022

Microgrid and District Energy: The Future of Electricity?

In my previous blog, I described District Energy and explored some of its uses. Now I’m going to look at the microgrid and modern power grid’s […]
August 26, 2022

Creating Pig Iron for Casting

In producing steel from iron ore and/or scrap, impurities such as nitrogen, silicon, phosphorus, sulfur, and excess carbon are removed from the raw iron ore. This […]
August 2, 2022

Ambient Factors Conditions and Combustion Turbine Performance

Combustion turbine performance changes with ambient air conditions. Ambient conditions are the dominant cause of changes from the design reference conditions. Combustion turbine performance is rated […]
May 9, 2022

Acid Gas

What is Acid Gas? Acid gas is a mixture of hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide, with small amounts of hydrocarbon gases and usually water vapor (according to Science Direct). […]
April 27, 2022

District Energy: What is it?

District energy commonly refers to generating and distributing steam, electricity, and/or chilled water from a centrally located plant. While not all District Energy plants supply the […]