Posts Tagged ‘generator cycling’

Automating Power Generation Startup Sequences

Posted in Power Generation on Monday, August 12th, 2019. No comments yet
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Plant staff at electrical power generating facilities are having to change the way they operate given the increasing amounts of intermittent renewable energy being added to the grid. More startup and shutdown cycles are being required to manage the constantly shifting energy supply to the grid. In a Power magazine article, Automated Plant Startups Reduce […]

Reliability–A Strategy for Power Generators

Posted in Asset Management, Power Generation, Reliability on Friday, May 8th, 2015. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas Morris Where it is installed, renewable generation is altering the operating landscape for power producers. Wind and solar assets are typically placed into the power grid whenever they are available, but since they are intermittent, formerly base loaded power plants are cycled in order to balance the grid. Unfortunately, many plants were not […]