Tesla Model X Knows How To Take A Hit (Video)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:24:48 +0000

Sometimes, though, accidents simply cannot be avoided. You could be minding your own business when all hell comes crashing through your door and slamming you out of its way. This is literally what happened to the owner of a blue Tesla Model X as she waited at a red light

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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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New Milestone Reached in NuScale’s Push to License Small Modular Reactor

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 18:40:29 +0000

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NuScale Power has completed its second submittal to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for pre-licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR) of its small modular reactor (SMR). A pre-licensing VDR is an optional service provided by the CNSC when requested by a supplier. It provides a mechanism that enables CNSC staff to provide feedback early in […]

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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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Tips for Check Valve Selection and Installation [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:09:50 +0000

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Check valves are installed in many piping systems. Their purpose is to allow flow in only one direction, which can be critical for plant safety and to protect equipment from damage. There are a few different check valve designs, including swing check valves and spring-loaded poppet-style check valves. Understanding which type is best for a […]

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Failed Michigan Dam Had Longstanding Spillway Deficiencies

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 13:19:39 +0000

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The Edenville dam, which failed on March 19 flooding Midland, Michigan, and forcing as many as 10,000 residents to evacuate their homes, had its license revoked by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 10, 2018, due to a “longstanding failure to increase the project’s spillway capacity to safely pass flood flows,” among other […]

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19 Environmental Monitoring Requirements For Oil Sands Suspended By Alberta

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 00:06:14 +0000

Citing the coronavirus epidemic, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) indefinitely suspended 19 environmental monitoring requirements for oil sands producers such as Syncrude, Suncor, Imperial Oil, and

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Nuclear Power Plants Set Performance Records in Spite of Pandemic

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 12:16:17 +0000

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It’s spring outage season in the power industry. A time when plants of all types typically shut down and perform scheduled maintenance to ensure all essential equipment is as ready as possible to run reliably at full load for days on end during the peak summer season. This year, outages have been complicated by the […]

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Understanding the Dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide Gas [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 May 2020 13:03:41 +0000

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Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas is produced as a result of the microbial breakdown of organic materials in the absence of oxygen. It can be found in tanks, vaults, voids, and other confined spaces at industrial facilities including power plants. Besides being flammable and corrosive, H2S is also colorless and toxic, even in relatively low concentrations, […]

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