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Steam-side oxides, poor NH3 distribution tackled during second virtual HRSG Forum

During the HRSG Forum’s second monthly meeting, June 2, 2021, hosted by Bob Anderson and Barry Dooley, close to 130 owner/operator representatives from 34 countries (out of 219 total attendees), were enlightened on two vexing issues with HRSGs: (1) steam-side oxide growth and exfoliation (OGE) from superheater (SH) and reheater (RH) tubes, and (2) the …

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Grid meltdown forces cold-weather prep to front burner

If the CCUG 2021 Day One roundtable on cold-weather preparation is any guide, winterization continues to vex plant personnel. Many of the issues can be traced to inadequate design bases and insufficient equipment. However, the root cause appears to be building “outdoor” facilities in locations which clearly require far better protection against protracted frigid conditions. …

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Management of compliance risks focus of NAES’ 2021 NERC conference

Why would NAES Corp, the largest third-party O&M services provider to combined-cycle facilities, run a three-day conference on NERC-related issues and compliance for its people and select clients and industry stakeholders? For one thing, NAES has 130 plants under its purview and supports over 100 plants outside its portfolio. Then you might ask: Why does …

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Commentary: Industry suffers consequences from cold-weather-ops design decisions

You can spend a lot of quality time pointing fingers towards whom or what was to blame for the cold-weather issues experienced in several electricity markets—most notably Ercot—during February 2021. But no question, many gas-fired plants and their fuel suppliers were ill-prepared for the sustained cold weather. Lessons that may have been learned during previous …

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EUROPEAN HRSG FORUM: International conference, a virtual event, May 17-22, 2022

The Eighth International European HRSG Forum (EHF 2022) will be conducted virtually May 17-19, 2022. Format: A three-hour program in English each day, beginning 9 a.m. Central European Summer Time (4 a.m. US East Coast time) and concluding at noon CEST. Call for presentations: This conference will feature both invited and contributed technical papers. Please …

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FILM FORMING SUBSTANCES: International conference, a virtual event, March 22-23 and 29-30, 2022

The Fifth International Conference on Film Forming Substances (FFS 2022) will be conducted virtually March 22-23 and 29-30. Format: A three-hour program in English each day, beginning 9 a.m. Central European Time (4 a.m. US East Coast time) and concluding at 12:30 p.m. CET. The major themes of this event are dedicated to advancing the …

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