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Tracks = Plant Performance I, Plant Performance II
1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: N225
Format: Paper

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With the increase in renewables, there is a greater need for fossil units to operate at different lower capacities and act as spinning reserve. This session will deal with the new combustion based technologies that improve unit performance at ...read more...

Session Chair
John Grusha
Director - Combustion Systems & Product Development
R-V Industries, Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Edwin Haddad
Consultant
Cochrane Steam LLC
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
James Dennis
Lead Combustion Engineer
RJM International
United Kingdom
Co-Author
John Goldring
Managing Director
RJM International
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Lawrence "Larry" Berg, P.E.
Vice President, Engineering
Systems Analyses and Solutions Inc.
United States
Speaker 1
Joo Young Cho
Assistant Manager
Korea South East Power Co.
Korea (South)
Speaker 2
Seong Il
Assistant Manager
Korea South East Power co.
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Gyoung Soon Lee
General Manager
Korea South-East Power Company
Korea (South)
Co-Author
JaeYun Cho
Senior Manager
Korea South-East Power Co.
Korea (South)
Speaker
Ken Sabourin
Generation Engineer I
Sunflower Electric Power Corp.
United States
Co-Author
Ainan Bao
Combustion Specialist
SmartBurn, LLC
United States
Co-Author
Carter Theis
Combustion Specialist
SmartBurn, LLC
United States
Co-Author
Jeff Blackburn
Control System Coordinator
Sunflower Electric Power Corp.
United States
Co-Author
Scott Donecker
Control System Coordinator
Sunflower Electric Power Corp.
United States
Co-Author
Yang Ge
Combustion Services Manager
SmartBurn, LLC
United States
Co-Author
Zhanhua Ma
Director of Technical Services
SmartBurn, LLC
United States
Speaker
Sanjeev Jolly, P.E.
Sr. Engineer, Engineering Services
NAES Corp.
United States
Co-Author
Cliff Aigbotsua
Assistant Director
J-Power USA Dev. Co. Ltd.
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: N223
Format: Paper

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Technological advances have improved oversight and operational functionality. However, the need for personnel interaction has not been eliminated. This session will discuss strategies to assist the workforce with training, adapting to the changing generation landscape, and understanding the volume of information available ...read more...

Session Chair
Jeff Sullivan
Director of Continuous Improvement
Duke Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Merrill Jones
Sr. Director Business Development
Day & Zimmermann ECM
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Johel Comas
Senior Controls Electrical Engineer
Platte River Power Authority
United States
Co-Author
Rob Barden
Operations Technical Trainer
Platte River Power Authority
United States
Speaker
Shaun Chaney
Senior Program Specialist, High-Performance Control Room
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Co-Author
Benjamin Poskie
Program Manager - High-Performance Control Room
Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions
United States
Co-Author
Jesse Lowe
Senior Operator
TriState Generation & Transmission, Craig Station
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: N225
Format: Paper

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A variety of innovative solutions towards improvements in generator operation and maintenance will be presented and discussed by our panel of ...read more...

Session Chair
Russell Chetwynd
Service Manager
National Electric Coil
United States
Session Co-Chair
Dennis Tkacs, PE, Sc.D.
Product Manager
Emerson Process Management
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Mohammed AlMakrami
Senior Generation Engr.
Saudi Electricity Company
Saudi Arabia
Speaker 2
Mohammed Al-Salem
Technical Support Manager
Saudi Electricity Company
Saudi Arabia
Speaker
Brett Cockerham
Associate Application Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Larry Wright
Senior Application Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Nathan Klingerman
Generation System Protection Engineer
Duke Energy
United States
Speaker
Ira Rubin
Chief Electrical Engineer
POWER Engineers
United States
Co-Author
Ryan Laughy
Sequential Tripping Upgrades for Steam Turbine Plants
POWER Engineers
United States
Speaker
Tariq Rahman
Principal Engineer
San Diego Gas & Electric Company
United States
Co-Author
Hassan Ghoudjebaklou
Principal Engineer
San Diego Gas & Electric
United States
Co-Author
Kamal Garg
Protection Engineering Services Manager
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: N223
Format: Paper

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Gas turbine performance improvements and optimizing life-cycle costs with a variety of gas turbine upgrade options will be featured in this eye-opening discussion about gas turbine ...read more...

Session Chair
Sanjeev Jolly, P.E.
Sr. Engineer, Engineering Services
NAES Corp.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Merrill Jones
Sr. Director Business Development
Day & Zimmermann ECM
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Michael Salvatore
Manager, CT Mods and Upgrades Marketing - Multiple Frames
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker
RuthAnn Rawlings
F-Class Gas Turbine Global Product Manager
PSM - Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Co-Author+
Jeffrey Benoit
VP – Strategy & Marketing
PSM – Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Co-Author
Peter Stuttaford
Director, Research & Development
PSM - Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Speaker
Bob Kraft
CEO
Powerphase
United States
Co-Author
Peter Perri
Co-Founder
Powerphase
United States
Co-Author
Sergio Arias Quintero
Performance Engineer
Powerphase
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: N225
Format: Paper

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Techniques for steam turbine performance improvements modernizing center line components, inspection techniques, corrosion risks and steam losses will be covered in this session on steam turbine ...read more...

Session Chair
Reza Akhavain
Business Development Manager - Steam Turbines
EthosEnergy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Danny Tandra, Ph.D.
Director of Technology & Product Development
Clyde Bergemann Power Group - Boiler Efficiency Products Division
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Bill Wood
Director of Technical Services
Covanta Energy
United States
Co-Author
Stephen Reid, P.E.
President
TG Advisers Inc.
United States
Speaker
Premysl Epikaridis
Mass-flow Leakage of Abradable Seals
DOOSAN SKODA POWER
Czech Republic
Co-Author
Dan Hasnedl
Mass-flow Leakage of Abradable Seals
DOOSAN SKODA POWER
Czech Republic

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: N223
Format: Paper

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In this session, speakers will discuss operational improvements of combined cycle power plants and overall fleet asset management. The discussion will center on reliability, flexible operations, and improving overall responsiveness to evolving market ...read more...

Session Chair
Una Nowling, P.E., M.Sc.
Service Area Leader, Fuels and Reliability Planning
Black & Veatch
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jim Monette
Vice President, Sales
Babcock Power Services Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Matthias Schneider
Senior Solution Architect Fleet Center Solutions
Siemens AG
Germany
Co-Author
Jim Cooley
Generation Systems Manager
Origin Energy
Australia
Co-Author
Juliane Hartig
Solution Consultant Fleet Center Solutions
Siemens AG
Germany
Speaker
Meville Hedges
Territory Manager, Engineered Boiler Systems Cleaver-Brooks Industrial Watertube Group
Cleaver-Brooks Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Daniel Lefebvre
Vice President Research & Development, Burner Systems Group, Cleaver Brooks
Cleaver-Brooks Inc.
Canada
Speaker
Lance Boire
Project Manager
Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Teresa Poussard
Director of Project Development
Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
United States
Speaker
Jeremy Cain
Physical Asset Manager
Emera Energy
Canada
Co-Author
Patrick McBride
Manager of Technology
Emera Energy
Canada