The Human Side of Digital Adoption

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:15:18 +0000

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A pervading theme at the ongoing 5th annual Connected Plant Conference has been to explore the human side of digital adoption. Attendees have so far heard from several experts who are deeply involved in the future of the power plant workforce. Steven Ford, Compliance and Support manager at Southern Co.’s Plant Barry, in his presentation […]

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Unique Monitoring Strategy for the Unique Huntly Power Station

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 04:07:00 +0000

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Monitoring steam turbo-generators in a typical thermal power station is normally straightforward without any particular issues, but Huntly presented special challenges. When the time came to replace the legacy

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Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:06:36 +0000

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Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many governments around the world now provide incentives to individuals, industries, and communities who are interested […]

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Open-Source Technology Benefits Transmission and Distribution Operators

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:33:44 +0000

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The term “open source” is well-recognized in the technology world, but may not be as widely understood in other sectors. What open source means is that the software code is publicly available so that anyone can contribute to the code base and create add-on extensions. This enables the growth of a market of providers that […]

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How Innovative Technology Is Making Waves in the Power Generation Industry

Credit to Author: Jessy Parmar| Date: Tue, 18 May 2021 16:10:43 +0000

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Is dual-containment pipe leak detection or effluent compliance keeping you awake at night? There are smart, sustainable solutions to save time and money. Regulators, investors, media, and the general public—as well as the power generation industry itself—are all keenly aware of protecting health and safety in the process of generating power. Coal ash contains toxins, […]

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Process Control Strategies for Reducing the Minimum Load of Fossil-Fired Plants

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 04:19:22 +0000

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Recent Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) research aims to better understand the potential of process control enhancements, such as load control, sliding pressure control, and steam temperature control

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Self-Tuning Artificial Intelligence Improves Plant Efficiency and Flexibility

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 03:00:32 +0000

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Flexible plant operations are highly desirable in today’s power generation industry. Every plant owner desires increased ramp rates and the ability to operate at lower loads so their plants will remain “in the money” longer in today’s competitive power markets. This goal, while laudable, remains elusive. The ADEX self-tuning artificial intelligence (AI) system allows plants […]

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Using Data for Smarter Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:16:00 +0000

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Power plant operators continually search for ways to make electricity production and transmission more efficient. With more generation sources coming online, the use of artificial intelligence and machine

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Using Data for Smarter Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:16:00 +0000

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Power plant operators continually search for ways to make electricity production and transmission more efficient. With more generation sources coming online, the use of artificial intelligence and machine

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How NRG Energy Uses IIoT Technology to Optimize Asset Performance and Predict Failures

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:10:00 +0000

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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology is changing how power plants operate. One generating station incorporated new wireless vibration sensors with data from its existing historian system to better

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