FEATURED ARTICLESin Power & Energy
Power Plant Uprates: Don't Forget the Generator
By Jeff Muha and Kirk O'Brien, GE Power & Water
Since American utilities are building a very small number of new coal-fired and...
A New Technical and Implementation Challenge for Power Plants
By Douglas A. Dixon and David E. Bailey, Electric Power Research Institute
This is the first of a two-part series on the U.S....
Coal-Fired Power Plant Heat Rate Improvement Options, Part 1
By Sam Korellis
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has looked at dozens of methods for improving heat rates and evaluated their...
Small change, powerful gains
Nuclear Engineering International
By Sören Künne and Wolfgang Schuch
Simple, low-cost improvements to valves, MSRs and preheaters can improve...
NEWSin Power & Energy
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PRODUCT NEWSin Power & Energy
Imagine Instruments releases Series SPS-PCP Solar Power System
SPS-PCP Off-grid Solar Power System provides continuous power for the operation of sensors, meters and instrumentation in remote areas.
HIMA introduces CCS-HIMA turbomachinery controller
Fully compatible with all major DCSes, CCS-HIMA helps operators minimize process disturbances; prevent surge, overspeed and associated damage;...
CONTA-CLIP introduces HSKG stud terminals
HSKG 35 and HSKG 70 terminals connect cables with small rated cross sections of 35 or 70 mm² for rated currents from 125 to 520 A .
MEDIAin Power & Energy
RESOURCESin Power & Energy
Catalog covers telemetry products that support long-distance wireless communications in large scale environments such as those found in oil and...
Written by Dr Steven Fawkes, ‘Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy’ provides managers,...
Fuses, circuit breakers, power distribution blocks and surge protective devices (SPDs) for commercial, utility and residential solar segments...
WHITE PAPERSin Power & Energy
By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation....
By Tom Gurd, City Technology
There is a lot of focus on flue gas analyzers, but it’s also important to remember that an analyzer is only as...
By Opto 22
Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...
CASE STUDIESin Power & Energy
Transmission & Distribution World
By Janice Yen, ITC., and Donald J. Morrow, Quanta Technology
Aging equipment is part of the nature of the...
By Steve Beddick and Brian Sims, Moog
Entegra Power Group's Union Power Station near El Dorado, Arkansas, is one of the...
The online solution replaces traditional CO2 reporting based on fuel data at the Martinlaakso 1 power plant run by Vantaan Energia in Vantaa,...
EVENTSin Power & Energy
The marcus evans 2nd Annual Combined Cycle Operations & Maintenance conference will showcase the latest innovative practices from the top individuals in the combined cycle O&M community. Case studies will include comprehensive coverage on topics such as preventative maintenance programs, cycling fatigue, and remote monitoring systems.
What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.
The 2nd edition of India Automation Technology Fair (IATF) Co Organized by AIA(Automation Industry Association) and MMI India (Messe München International India Pvt Ltd will be held between 26-28 February 2015 at Mumbai. in parallel with “Technical Workshops and Innovation Exchange”
TRAININGin Power & Energy
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN
Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).