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UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AT MY COMBINED CYCLE


It is especially useful to understand, for a given set of ambient conditions, how much of a performance variation can be expected.

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WHAT IS THERMAL PERFORMANCE TESTING?


Thermal Performance Testing: standards, planning, procedure and execution. TPT is the evaluation of the condition of a system and its capacity to effectively execute a certain process.

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IS MY POWER PLANT COMPETITIVE?


As the power generation industry evolves a power plant manager must always ask himself: is my power plant competitive?

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ENERGY COSTS AND COVID-19 IMPACT


Which are the real costs and revenues of the energy and the hole power industry in 2020 and the economic impact of COVID-19?

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LEVELIZED COST OF ELECTRICITY: IS RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY CHEAPER THAN GAS?


LCOE is the long-term price that a developer needs to recuperate all project and hit the investment target

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HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS IMPROVED ENERGY EFFICIENCY


Technological innovations are rapidly improving the reliability and efficiency of power generation systems of both the traditional and renewable varieties, reducing resource costs and boosting profitability for power plant operators. 

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IS NUCLEAR POWER A VIABLE SOURCE OF ENERGY IN THE FUTURE?


Unlike traditional sources such as coal, oil, and natural gas, nuclear power is considered by some experts to be the energy of the future.

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WHAT IS A VIRTUAL POWER PLANT?


The concept behind a virtual power plant (VPP) which aims to optimize power plants including fossil fuel and solar.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF OPTIMIZING POWER PLANT SYSTEMS


The key to efficiency lies in the operations and maintenance practices of the power plant. Optimized power plants not only yield positive financial results, but also benefit the environment.

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HOW MUCH IT COSTS TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY WITH DIFFERENT TYPES OF POWER PLANTS


Generation of electricity is a complex business. When comparing different technologies there's more than one aspect to consider.

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THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SERVICES


The use of renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and hydropower is on the rise throughout much of the world, accounting for more than one-quarter of the world’s electricity generation in 2018. That figure is expected to approach 50% by the middle of this century.

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