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Register for the 7EA Users Group annual conference now and save

If you own and/or operate a GE MS7001A, B, C, E, or EA gas turbine, the technical meeting offering the most “bang for the buck” is the 2019 conference and exhibition conducted by the 7EA Users Group, November 3 – 7, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. If you haven’t already signed up, […]

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JOB POSTING: COMBINED CYCLE TECHNICIAN (Bangor, PA)

Combined Cycle Technician: Talen Energy’s Lower Mount Bethel Plant Description Lower Mount Bethel Energy has a vacancy for Combined Cycle Technician. The Combined Cycle Technician operates, maintains, troubleshoots and is responsible for work associated with the Lower Mount Bethel Energy (LMBE) combined cycle generating facility. They attend, operate, maintain and observe the operation of all […]

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Users address bucket-rock, icing concerns, plus rotor exchange at end of life

Presentations by owner/operators are the lifeblood of every user-group meeting. There is value in presentations by vendors, of course, but when a user colleague shares experiences, best practices, and lessons learned everyone listens—you can tell by the questions asked and the follow-on discussion generated. There were five user presentations at the 2017 meeting of the […]

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User/vendor collaboration helps identify root cause of breaker problems

At the 2016 meeting of the 7EA Users Group, Bruce Hack of National Breaker Services LLC presented on the benefits of using his company’s Citadel product line to mitigate problems with circuit breakers that several owner/operators were dealing with. After his presentation, the steering committee met with Hack to discuss ongoing issues with breakers supplied […]

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7EA vendor partners contribute to plant performance improvements, safe work practices

Presentations by suppliers expose users to new technologies and solutions for improving unit performance and personnel safety, providing valuable perspective on topics of importance. At the 2017 7EA Users Group meeting, 27 companies interfaced with owner/operators from the podium. There was GE Day, the Bus Duct Roundtable, the Rotor Life Roundtable, and more than a […]

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OEM’s team identifies challenges facing 7EA users, provides guidance, offers solutions

To say that developing and organizing content of interest and value to owner/operators of a gas-turbine fleet as large and diverse as the 7B-EA is challenging would be trite. It is a Herculean task. Be mindful that the 1168 engines in this fleet (the OEM’s number in fall 2017) serve in simple-cycle, combined-cycle, and cogeneration […]

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