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Creating the Smart Power Plant of the Future

As global power markets evolve, they demand enhanced reliability, availability and maintainability, as well as reduced emissions and increased efficiency to lower the cost of electricity. So, how can creating a smart power plant help plants meet market challenges and find new revenue opportunities?

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Technical Paper

What is a digitally-enabled power plant?

The concept of the digital power plant has attracted much visibility and hype in recent years, with a wide range of definitions. This paper explores the path to power plants becoming more digital. This paper was presented at the 2018 PGI conference.

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Technical Paper

Digital Solutions Help GTCC Plants Provide Critical Support for Renewable Energy

See how investor-owned utilities use data modeling and analysis to improve starting reliability, stable load turndown and part load efficiency. This paper was presented at the 2018 PGI conference.

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Video Case Study

How a Thailand Power plant saved 2.4 million USD

See how a 1400 MW GTCC power plant near Bangkok, Thailand, reduced fuel costs by 2.4 million USD via a digital control system strategy that greatly improved plant efficiency.

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Case Study

Digital upgrades help Bandirma, Turkey plant profit from ancillary services

What happens when the Turkish power market starts showing an increased penetration of renewable energy? Leading private generation company, Enerjisa, pursued digital solutions to help its Bandirma-1 plant increase flexibility, run efficiently at part load and boost income.

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Case Study

Improving startup reliability pays dividends for Massachusetts, USA plant

Learn how a 1600 MW GTCC plant in Massachusetts, USA improved startup reliability via digital controls and relay logic modifications.

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White Paper

Ramping Up to Run with Renewables

Changing winds drive digital solutions. As the global power market increases it reliance on renewable energy, power plants need more flexibility to address intermittent demand.

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White Paper

Challenges of a Changing Industry: Going Digital

Sensors. Software. Data. Now what? Power plants generate an overwhelming amount of data, yet only leverage 10%. So, what does the path look like for becoming more digital?

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Case Study

How a UK power plant reduced fuel costs by £400,000

See how a 1200 MW cogeneration GTCC power plant in Hull, England, reduced fuel costs via a combination of digital control enhancements and hardware modifications.

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Technical Paper

Improving Performance and Flexibility of Thermal Power Plants

Learn how digital technologies can improve plant performance in dynamic markets. This paper was presented at 2018 Electrify Europe.

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Technical Paper

Increasing RAM and Flexibility of Advanced Class Gas Turbines

Learn how automation and data analytics can increase ACGT performance. This paper was presented at Electrify Europe 2018.

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Technical Paper

An Inclusive Approach to Power Plant Analytics

Learn how advanced analytics and fleet-wide data correlations are leading to substantial economic benefits in the US. This paper was presented at the 2017 PGI conference.

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Technical Paper

Enhancing Power Plant O&M Support Using Advanced Digital Technologies

Read how data management, analytics and communication technologies make real-time, interactive support possible. This paper was presented at the 2017 PGI conference.

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Technical Paper

Power Plant Digital Analytics Platform and Application Cases for GTCCs

Learn how data, plant and fleet-wide knowledge have led to proactive operating and maintenance strategies. This paper was presented at 2017 PG Asia conference.

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Technical Paper

Digital Solutions for 50 Hz GTCC Responsiveness

See how data acquisition, analysis and control led to substantial economic benefits for GTCC power plants in Europe. This paper was presented at the 2017 PG Europe conference.

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Technical Paper

Addressing Power Plant Cyber Security Concerns with Digital Analytics Platforms

Learn the MHPS point of view around security for control systems and cloud services. This paper was presented at 2017 PG Asia conference.

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Technical Paper

Digitally-Enhanced Productivity and Performance Improvements

Learn more about the MHPS journey to help customers implement cost-effective digitally enhanced improvements at their plants. This paper was presented at the 2016 PGI conference.

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