Posts Tagged ‘Juan Panama’

Sensors and Analytics for Reliable and Efficient Electrical Generation

Posted in Digital Transformation, Power Generation on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020. No comments yet
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In a Power magazine article, New Monitoring and Analytics Tools Improve Plant Performance, Emerson’s Brian Joe and Juan Panama describe how Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies help electrical generating plants increase reliability and overall efficiency.

Cybersecurity and Operational Technology at ConnectedPlant

Posted in Cybersecurity, Event on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. No comments yet
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One of the conferences for the power and chemical processing industries is the ConnectedPlant conference. The focus is on the technologies and solutions focused on improving plant operations. Some of the technologies explored included artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data analytics and advanced connectivity. Emerson’s David Foose and Juan Panama will be joining panels next […]

Digital Transformation for Utilities

Posted in Digital Transformation, Industrial IoT on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Juan Panama and Mark Jordan presented on building the utility of tomorrow, today at the 2019 Ovation Users’ Group conference. The focus was on how to start down the path to digital transformation. It begins with a solid business case. For instance, in a combined cycle unit, typical fixed operating and maintenance costs can […]

Early Detection of Heat Recovery Steam Generator Tube Leaks

Posted in Industrial IoT, Power Generation on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019. No comments yet
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A NACE International paper, HRSG Tube Failures: Prediction, Diagnosis and Corrective Actions highlights the challenge of these failures: Many HRSGs were originally designed for base load operation. Recent economic factors have led to drastically increased cycling of many units. This has exacerbated the rate of failures. These leaks can lead to forced outages that create […]

Increasing Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Efficiency and Reliability

Posted in Industrial IoT, Power Generation on Friday, February 9th, 2018. One comment so far
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The electrical power generation mix continues to shift to increasing natural gas usage due to growing supplies from shale gas production. In a Power article, How to Increase Power Plant Asset Reliability Using Modern Digital Technology, Emerson’s Juan Panama describes how combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants are using digital technologies to increase levels of […]