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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 ...


Reverse engineering multi-megawatt generators

Electrical generators, whether they are powered by gas turbines, steam turbines or water, have been around for a considerable number of years. Many will have managed over 50 years in service, helped by a regular maintenance program. ...


7 Homeland Security Strategies and Ways to Respond

Cyber intrusions into utility infrastructures are on the rise globally. The United States Department of Homeland Security, through the release of its Seven Strategies to Defend Industrial Control Systems (ICSs), has sounded the alarm. ...


POWER's Gas Top Plant Winners

This year, POWER Magazine awarded Linden Generating Station and Chivasso Combined Cycle Power Plant as Gas Top Plant winners. ...


7 Homeland Security Strategies and Ways to Respond

Cyber intrusions into utility infrastructures are on the rise globally. The United States Department of Homeland Security, through the release of its Seven Strategies to Defend Industrial Control Systems (ICSs), has sounded the alarm. Power producers around the globe are urged to respond quickly to implement the needed security recommendations. Waiting is no longer considered an ...


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