Industry Intelligence

APM: Challenges Faced by Today’s Operators

The power industry faces a complex set of market dynamics and emerging disruptive forces to the operating environment — volatile fuel prices, growing renewables, changing workforce, and shrinking budgets. There’s hope in data and analytics, but power operators still face significant barriers that make it difficult to use this data to business advantage. Information and ...


Asset Performance Management

The power industry faces a complex set of market dynamics and emerging disruptive forces to the operating environment — volatile fuel prices, growing renewables, changing workforce, and shrinking budgets. There’s hope in data and analytics, but power operators still face significant barriers that make it difficult to use this data. Read this datasheet and learn ...


7 Ways to Achieve Operations Reliability

Free eBook: 7 Ways to Achieve Operations Reliability with APM It’s What You Don’t Know… Asset Performance Management encompasses the capabilities of data capture, integration, visualization and analytics tied together for the explicit purpose of improving the reliability and availability of physical assets. ”BY 2018, 50% OF ASSET-INTENSIVE ORGANIZATIONS WILL RELY ON APM TO HELP THEM OPTIMIZE THE ...


Cleaner Coal Fired Plants - Now a Reality

Embracing a relationship dating back more than six decades, A2A has taken their first step toward a digital industrial transformation. ...


Controlling the emissions of a gas-powered generator

Owners and operators of landfill sites can use the landfill gas to power generators and create energy to be sold to the local grid. However, the regulations relating to the emissions generated by these facilities are being tightened and sites with manual fuel adjustment may struggle to comply in the future. Fortunately, a solution has been developed by Sulzer that not only regulates the emissions, it can also improve fuel efficiency and minimize the payback period. ...


Meeting the growing demands of gas turbine maintenance

The number of industrial gas turbines in service continues to rise along with the technology that has significantly evolved over the last 50 years to meet ever-increasing demands. At the same time, turbine operators are looking for the most cost effective way to maintain their equipment, ensuring that it meets local emissions standards and delivers reliable service. ...


2017 Top Digital Trends for the Electricity Value Network

Read the new Brief 2017 Top Digital Trends for the Electricity Value Network and learn how: The adoption of the “Platform Economy” will create both disruption and new opportunities for power leaders. The power industry remains vulnerable to cyberattacks which could cost the US economy up to $1 trillion if not protected . Multi-Directional is ...


Custom coatings – Extending the life of rotating equipment

The latest surface coating technologies offer massive improvements to the expected service life of compressors, turbines and pumps that are subject to surface oxidation, corrosion, erosion and heat damage. ...


Preserving and improving the performance of gas turbines

Maintaining gas turbines using a well-planned servicing schedule allows improvements to be implemented, while keeping a vital facility at optimum performance and efficiency. ...


The Future of Energy

The global power system is in the early days of a massive transformation, and coal is at the center of the change. Availability and use of renewable energy generation, such as wind and solar power, is on the rise. But the fluctuating nature of these sources creates challenges for power and utility companies that need ...


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