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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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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Inline Oil Condition Analysis on Power Generation Engines

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 20:49:22 +0000

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Oil and lubricants play a critical role in the operation of natural gas and biogas power generation engines, for example, in combined cycle (CC) and combined heat and power (CHP) plants. The oil condition gives valuable insight in the running status of the engine and many critical failures can be flagged. Benefits of Real-time Monitoring […]

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The Role of Digital Insight in a Safer Nuclear Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 15:43:33 +0000

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The impact of COVID-19 has placed a sharp focus on the importance of not only keeping key personnel safe but also how to better manage risk with fewer resources on site. One unexpected result is the acceleration of interest in digitisation initiatives. Ten years of digital innovation has brought new ways of modelling and managing […]

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The Role of Digital Insight in a Safer Nuclear Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 15:43:33 +0000

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The impact of COVID-19 has placed a sharp focus on the importance of not only keeping key personnel safe but also how to better manage risk with fewer resources on site. One unexpected result is the acceleration of interest in digitisation initiatives. Ten years of digital innovation has brought new ways of modelling and managing […]

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5 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your OT Systems

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:28:43 +0000

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Over the last several years, cyber actors and online criminal gangs have used cyber warfare to disrupt business and infrastructure across the globe. Today, they are becoming even more aggressive and are using their resources to target Operations Technology (OT) and Industrial Control System (ICS) networks. According to the Canadian government’s Canadian Centre for Cyber […]

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