E/One Webinar: Automating Your Generator Degas Process

 

Originally aired Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Presenters 

Gary Griffith, Generator Engineering & Operational Support Services Leader, Florida Power & Light (FPL)

Gus Graham, Dir of Products and Markets – Asia, E/One Utility Systems, rgraham@eone.com, 518-227-5774

Christopher Breslin, Dir of Products and Markets – H2 Systems, cbreslin@eone.com, 518-573-5903

Mark Williams, Regional Manager, E/One Utility Systems, mwilliams@eone.com, 401-489-5225

Graham, Williams, Griffith, and Breslin (l to r)

Catastrophic events have reinforced the critical importance of safety and risk mitigation strategies in power plants worldwide. Today’s operators face many challenges, including the reduction of well-trained plant personnel and planning for emergencies.

Join E/One Utility Systems and Florida Power & Light for a new webinar, moderated by Combined Cycle Journal: Gary Griffith, Engineering & Operational Support Services Leader – Generators for Florida Power & Light (FPL), will join Gus Graham and Mark Williams from E/One to discuss FPL’s implementation and experience with their automated degas process. Learn why FPL implemented the automated system and how an automated degas system can increase plant safety.

Presentation Takeaways

  • Why automate the degas process?

  • What key safety elements can be achieved from the project?

  • Technical requirements for consideration

  • Possible challenges that may arise

Presenters

Gary Griffith, Generator Engineering & Operational Support Services Leader, Florida Power & Light (FPL)

Gary has more than 35 years of experience in the power generation industry and has co-authored technical articles about generator stator winding insulation. He also speaks at industry conferences in the same area.

Gus Graham, Director of Products and Markets, E/One Utility Systems

Gus has more than 25 years of experience in the power industry. He holds 3 patents on controls optimization of reformer-based hydrogen fuel cell systems and has authored several technical papers and presentations for E/One.

Mark Williams, Regional Manager, E/One Utility Systems

Mark has more than 30 years of field service customer support experience. He works closely with power plants in areas of maximizing safety and risk mitigation.