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2018 BEST OF THE BEST PRACTICES: Effingham County Power

Recognized for Best Practices in O&M, Safety, Workforce Development, Outage Management Foam inserts prevent air flow through offline gas turbines When gas turbines (GT) are shut down for extended periods in Georgia, the high humidity and natural draft through the HRSGs creates problematic condensation on tube fins. Rusting occurs, especially when water is still present […]

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2018 BEST OF THE BEST PRACTICES: Green Country Energy

Recognized for Best Practices in Environmental Management and Safety Design hazardous-spill response plan for worst-case scenario Nearly all plants have a plan for addressing hazardous spills. Many, like 801-MW Green Country Energy (GCE), owned by J-Power USA and operated by NAES Corp, have a comprehensive spill-prevention control and countermeasures plan that identifies areas where spills […]

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2018 BEST OF THE BEST PRACTICES: Hermiston Generating Plant

Recognized for its Best Practice in Outage Management Self-performing combustion inspections strengthens plant’s bottom line The days of having long-term service agreements (LTSAs) that coexist with power purchase agreements (PPAs) are vanishing. Many of these contracts in older facilities have expired or are approaching expiration. Private-equity firms with stakes in these plants are looking at […]

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