O&M

All news, projects and insights related to the O&M or operations and maintenance of coal-fired power plans, as well as the O&M of equipment used in the generation of electricity from coal. News will cover the operations and maintenance of boilers, steam turbines, and flue gas cleaning systems. This explores coal as a fossil fuel with high emissions produced during combustion, as well as clean coal innovation.

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Why monitoring and control systems could transform renewables

As renewable energy investments grow rapidly, the role of monitoring and control systems for these assets is becoming vital, writes Pritil Gunjan.
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Coal-fired O&M: A novel, non-biological process for selenium removal

An advanced physical chemistry technique is now available to remove selenium from power plant FGD, ash-sluicing, ash pond, and landfill leachate wastewaters.

MHPS signs 12-year maintenance contract with Thai coal-fired power station

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems will continue to handle long-term maintenance duties for another 12 years at a Thai coal-fired power station it originally helped bring into operation 13 years ago.

How Uniper Technologies is ready for the digital ‘tipping point’

In a digital energy space that is getting more crowded by the week, Uniper Technologies likes to think that it has big advantage: as an owner and operator of conventional power plants, the company has been doing ‘digitalisation’ long before it became a buzzword.

Why the energy sector must plan today for tomorrow’s digital age

Don’t work harder; work smarter. This old adage is taking on new significance as digitalisation transforms our economies. Today, we stand at the precipice of a global productivity revolution and the watchword of this will be: “work smarter.”

Pöyry, Infosys and Nokia in artificial intelligence collaboration

Nokia, Pöyry and digital services firm Infosys are collaborating on an artificial intelligence framework for utilities, industry, transportation and infrastructure.

Fast rotor repair also boosts efficiency

A cracked steam turbine rotor was repaired and reinstalled with 8 per cent improvement on performance, writes Claudia Proeger

GE digitizes Tata Power thermal fleet in India

Tata Power in India has this week started utilizing a digital asset management system from GE to optimize its thermal fleet.

Emerson unveils new power plant inspection solution

Energy technology company Emerson has today released a new application designed to make it easier for power plant operations teams to capture, report, and respond to abnormal conditions that pose risks to reliability, safety, and performance.

Feature: Driving efficiency in power generation

Ambitious new climate change targets mean that power generation of all types is under greater scrutiny than ever before.

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