Category Archives: 7F Users Group

HRSG January O&M tip: Drain valves

Operate drain valves on different HPSH harps simultaneously, not in sequence, prior to and during hot, pressurized startups. Most operators know it’s important to drain the high-pressure superheater during startup before steam flow is initiated to prevent accumulated water at the bottom of the harps from migrating up some tubes—quenching them and the upper headers/piping. […]

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Experiences shared by colleagues may be the most important reason for attending the upcoming 7F Users Group meeting

The 7F Users Group’s Annual Conference and Vendor Fair is less than three weeks away—May 7-11, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. If you’re still debating whether to attend, it’s time to get off the fence and register for what surely is the most important meeting in 2018 for owner/operators of GE 7F gas turbines. You […]

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Doosan takes a high-profile position in aftermarket services

In today’s topsy-turvy world of electric-power generation and delivery anything can happen, and it does. Recall that only a couple of years ago, the OEM with the largest position in the generation sector purchased a major competitor and tried to take by storm the industry’s aftermarket business—worldwide. That might have led some to conclude that […]

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Wolf Hollow offers early glimpse into H-machine performance

Two of the biggest, bad-ass gas turbines currently operating in the US are proceeding through their paces at Exelon Generation’s 2 × 1 Wolf Hollow II facility, Granbury, Tex, southwest of Fort Worth. CCJ editors stopped in to visit with Plant Manager Jeff Klier during a recent swing through the state. Of utmost importance to […]

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CCUG urges your participation in its annual meeting

The Combined Cycle Users Group invites you to share your experience with industry colleagues at the organization’s 2018 Annual Conference and Vendor Fair, August 27-30, in the Louisville (Kentucky) Marriott Downtown. Make a presentation. The steering committee has listed possible topics for presentations on the CCUG website based on suggestions from attendees at last year’s meeting. […]

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