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Integrated Simulation for Power Generation Digital Transformation

Posted in Power on Thursday, January 17th, 2019. No comments yet
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We hear the phrase “Digital Transformation” bandied about across the manufacturing industries. For each segment it can mean something different. At this past December’s Power-Gen conference, president of Emerson’s Power & Water Solutions business’ Bob Yeager gave the keynote address. In his presentation, Digital Transformation of Power: From Concept to Reality, Bob described 3 key […]

3 Steps to Better Steam Temperature Control

Posted in Power on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019. No comments yet
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Optimizing steam temperature reduces energy costs and increases operational reliability. In an 18-minute webcast, 3 Steps to Better Steam Temperature Control, Emerson’s Douglas Morris shares how advanced steam control for boilers and heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) improves performance. Doug shares how to effectively validate critical steam measurements, ensure optimal steam attemperation, and improve control […]

Prevent Valve Delamination in Conventional Power Plants

Posted in Final Control Element, Power on Friday, November 16th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Paolo Tomaini Conventional power plants are being disrupted by an increasing demand for renewable energy. The priority in providing energy to the grid associated with the intermittent intrinsic nature of the renewable energy output is creating a shift from base-load power down to cycling in traditional plants and causing failures. The demand for renewables […]

What Digital Transformation Could Mean for a Combined Cycle Plant

Posted in Power on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas Morris The growth of renewables and distributed energy resources are challenging the traditional economic models of the utility industry. A growing school of thought in power generation is that embracing some form of digital transformation could very well provide an avenue for better economics. The problem is, though, that digital transformation has been […]

Digital Technologies for Improving Power Plant Operations

Posted in Industrial IOT, Power on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris There’s a lot of talk in the industry about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), digital transformation, and digital technologies. There is enough interest, though, among utility executives in the promise of digital technologies–which typically includes some combination of wired and wireless sensors for monitoring, sophisticated algorithms, machine learning and artificial intelligence–that […]