4 Ways Southeast Power’s Fleet Team Has Leveled-Up Since COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 19:52:00 +0000

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“Things keep going,” Brent Tomamichel, fleet manager of Southeast Power (Figure 1), said when asked to describe the current state of the power industry. “Our industry is unique in that way; no matter what is happening in the world, everyone needs and wants their power on.”  If you’re one of the more than 1.9 million people […]

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Mobile Devices to Support the Utility Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:38:57 +0000

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Field service workers often log long hours at remote job sites where no two days are the same. To support daily tasks, whether they be at a power plant, oil rig, or other hard to access environments, advanced technologies have become more commonplace to get the job done. With the rapidly evolving nature of technology […]

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Success Through Engineered Upgrades and a Focus on Behavior

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:06:00 +0000

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It sounds kind of strange, but you don’t always know, what you don’t know. That was the case at a Thai coal plant. When it started burning Indonesian subbituminous coal, operators didn’t know how dusty

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Amicarella ‘Demystifies’ the Role of CEO for Women [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:47:26 +0000

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The power generation industry has historically been a male-dominated industry, but today there are a number of women who have risen through the ranks to positions of leadership. Ana Amicarella, CEO of EthosEnergy, is one of them. EthosEnergy is a leading independent service provider of rotating equipment services and solutions to the power, oil and […]

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Amicarella ‘Demystifies’ the Role of CEO for Women [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:47:26 +0000

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The power generation industry has historically been a male-dominated industry, but today there are a number of women who have risen through the ranks to positions of leadership. Ana Amicarella, CEO of EthosEnergy, is one of them. EthosEnergy is a leading independent service provider of rotating equipment services and solutions to the power, oil and […]

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Amicarella ‘Demystifies’ the Role of CEO for Women [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:47:26 +0000

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the-power-podcast

The power generation industry has historically been a male-dominated industry, but today there are a number of women who have risen through the ranks to positions of leadership. Ana Amicarella, CEO of EthosEnergy, is one of them. EthosEnergy is a leading independent service provider of rotating equipment services and solutions to the power, oil and […]

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Why Coal Lost—and Can It Recover?

Credit to Author: Stan Kaplan| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:26:22 +0000

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Coal burn in the power sector has fallen off a cliff. Demand peaked at 1.045 billion tons in 2007. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates consumption in 2020 will be 377 million tons, a drop of 64% in little more than a decade. The EIA is forecasting a modest rebound in 2021 (to 462 […]

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Xcel Energy Approved to Run Two Coal Units on Seasonal Basis

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 20:16:31 +0000

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The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s request to offer two of its coal units into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator market on a seasonal basis. That means the company can idle the two units for six months of the year, which is expected to save customers money while also reducing air emissions. “This […]

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Using AI-Powered Thermal Tagging to Prevent Summer Overheating Outages

Credit to Author: Robert Henley| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:54:41 +0000

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Summertime heat is cresting at the same time many economic restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic are easing in communities across the United States.  Meanwhile, as extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, much of the country is on alert as forecasters predict severe hurricane, tornado, and wildfire seasons will continue.   Utilities know they need […]

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How to Optimize Your Facility While Using Variable Quality Fuel Gas

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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The composition and heating values of fuel gas can vary from one moment in time to another. Using a Coriolis flow meter to obtain a mass flow measurement, rather than relying on a standard volume flow

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