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Overcoming Obstacles in Reducing Unplanned Downtime

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017. One comment so far
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Unplanned downtime remains the top issue for most process manufacturers and producers. At the ARC Industry Forum, ARC’s Craig Resnick led a panel, Strategies to Reduce Downtime and Increase Plant KPIs. Emerson’s Will Goetz participated in the panel to discuss the importance of comprehensive reliability program planning and execution. Here was the session description: This […]

Reliability–A Strategy for Power Generators

Posted in Asset Optimization, Power, 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 […]

Improving Reliability in Power Generation: A Competitive Advantage

Posted in Asset Optimization, Power, Reliability on Friday, August 22nd, 2014. 6 comments so far
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Author: Douglas Morris Recently, the consulting arm of Black & Veatch published its annual strategic directions report for the US utility industry. In 2014 “reliability” was again identified as the top industry concern. This report discusses how technology will play an important role for utilities as they look to improve upon asset reliability. The industry […]