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SPECIAL REPORT: Acute levels of uncertainty pervade the industry

We’re supposed to embrace change, but let’s face it, change is unavoidable. It occurs with every passing moment, even if you can’t sense it. So let’s talk about rates of change. In the gas-fired power industry, rates of change may be approaching chaotic effects. That’s the conclusion from 18 one-on-one half-hour interviews conducted over a […]

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Cloud-based software service facilitates management of best practices, lessons learned

A quick call to a seasoned project director to inquire about how his company handles lessons learned elicited a response heard many times from powerplant managers: “I’ve never seen any plant staff or organization handle this well.” Yet virtually everyone agrees that best practices and lessons learned (BP/LL) must be captured and followed so what […]

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Demin water replaces glycol solution in closed cooling system, improves heat transfer

Miguel Perez Ghisays, general manager of the privately held Termocandelaria peaking facility near Cartagena, Colombia, and his talented staff, embrace a process of continual improvement in all facets of operation and maintenance. Readers may recall the plant’s success in converting its two W501FC engines from gas-only to dual fuel in only 11 months after contract […]

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The future is nothing without the past

It’s no secret, many of the electric power industry’s most capable engineers and technicians have retired recently or will do so in the next couple of years. But not Dave Lucier, founder and general manager of PAL Turbine Services LLC, headquartered near GE’s Schenectady works. He recently celebrated 50 years of service to the industry […]

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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN WANTED (Tempe)

The JASC Corporation specializes in the design and production of high-reliability components for pneumatic, hydraulic, and fuel systems. Since its inception in 1990, JASC has been providing fluid control solutions and advanced products for the aircraft, spacecraft, and power generation industries. Minimum Requirements AS Engineering Technology + 2 years experience or equivalent Technical Certificate + […]

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