Posts Tagged ‘ultra supercritical boiler’

Improving Flexible Power Plant Operations

Posted in Power Generation on Monday, November 21st, 2016. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas Morris Increasingly, plants are having to adapt to more flexible operations as gas prices remain low and renewables are added to the generation mix. Gas units are shut down, started up in the morning, follow load during the day, and then are shut down or idled again. Coal plants are also asked to […]

Risks and Rewards of Different Technologies in Power

Posted in Power Generation on Friday, July 8th, 2016. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas Morris “The fascination of a growing science lies in the work of the pioneers at the very borderland of the unknown, but to reach this frontier one must pass over well traveled roads; of these one of the safest and surest is the broad highway of thermodynamics.”— Gilbert Lewis (1923) With growing global […]

Ultra-Supercritical Boilers-a More Efficient Approach

Posted in Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities, Power Generation on Friday, September 13th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the Mining and Power Industries shares an update on ultra supercritical boiler technology. An August 26 Bloomberg article, China Power Seen Doubling With Renewables as Coal Holds Sway, noted that China’s electrical generating capacity will more than double by 2030, with half coming from renewable energy sources. This means that […]