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1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310B
Format: Paper

Speakers discuss new developments designed to improve the performance and operation of steam generators. Their presentations center on efficiency improvements and emission ...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
Michael Smiarowski
Manager, Steam Turbine Modernizations
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Sangmo Choi
Deputy General Manager
KOEN
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Byeong-Jun Kim
Deputy Manager
KOEN
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Byung-Chul Kim
KOEN
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Seung-Beom Ryu
Deputy Manager
KOEN
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Su-Man Kim
General Manager
KOEN
Korea (South)
Speaker
Jared Custer
Mechanical Engineer
Longview Power
United States
Co-Author
Timothy Fuller
Controls and Electrical Product Support
Babcock & Wilcox
United States
Speaker
Kevin McDonough
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
United Conveyor Corporation
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310A
Format: Pre-Conference Workshop (4, 8 or 16 hours)

This session explores new trends in power plant operations.  It includes presentations on centralized M&D centers, innovative control strategies for fast start-up, increased thermal efficiency, state-of-the-art pressurized air-cooled generator technology, and high performance operator interface ...read more...

Session Chair
Bill Moore, PE
Technical Executive, Electrical Generators
Electric Power Research Institute
United States
Session Co-Chair
Dennis Tkacs, PE, Sc.D.
Product Manager
Emerson Process Management
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Fabio Piccardo
Plant Automation Engineer
Ansaldo Energia S.p.A.
Italy
Co-Author
Stefano Ferrua
Engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310B
Format: Paper

This session will detail strategies for asset management to achieve operational reliability, flexibility, and a reduced cost of ...read more...

Session Chair
Timothy Fuller
Controls and Electrical Product Support
Babcock & Wilcox
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
Samuel Clemmons
System Engineer
Tennessee Valley Authority
United States
Co-Author
Enrico Savorelli
Product Manager
Camlin Power Ltd
United Kingdom
Co-Author
James Hovious, P.E.
Generator Systems Engineer
Tennessee Valley Authority
United States
Co-Author
Marco Tozzi
PhD, Electrical Engineer
Camlin Power Ltd.
Italy
Speaker
Alberto Cademartori
Engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy
Co-Author
Eugenio Lukianov
Plant Automation Engineer
Ansaldo Energia S.p.a.
Italy
Co-Author
Fabio Piccardo
Plant Automation Engineer
Ansaldo Energia S.p.A.
Italy
Speaker
Francisco Tacoa
Director of Marketing, North America Power Generation
ABB Inc.
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310A
Format: Paper

This session examines upgrades, retrofits and the optimization of existing gas turbines to improve plant performance. Improvements and retrofits implemented by both OEM and independent service providers are given equal attention, with topics ranging from air inlet cooling, through compressor, combustion and turbine ...read more...

Session Chair
Massood Ramezan, Ph.D., P.E.
Sr. Technical Advisor
KeyLogic Systems, Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
David Ferns
Engineer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
Japan
Co-Author
Craig Brooker
Analyst
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author
Katsuhiko Abe
Engineering Director
Mitsubishi HItachi Power Systems Europe
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Keita Fujii
Deputy Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
Japan
Speaker
Jason Rowell
Associate Vice President and Turbine Technologies Manager
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Indrajit Jaswal
Thermal Performance Engineer
Black & Veatch Corp.
United States
Speaker
Michael Salvatore
Manager, CT Mods and Upgrades Marketing - Multiple Frames
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Stefano Ferrua
Engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy
Co-Author
Alberto Massocco
Engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy
Co-Author
Fabio Piccardo
Plant Automation Engineer
Ansaldo Energia S.p.A.
Italy
Co-Author
Nicola Rovere
Electronic Engineer
Ansaldo Energia S.p.A.
Italy

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310B
Format: Paper
This session will discuss steam turbine optimization and reliability and how new technology is being utilized to improve ...read more...
Session Chair
Reza Akhavain
Business Development Manager - Steam Turbines
EthosEnergy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Rob Broglio
Sr. Sales Manager
Doosan Babcock
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Eric Prescott
Team Leader, Mechanical-Component
GE Power
United States
Speaker
Muhammad Riaz
Manager Steam Turbine Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author
Nicholas Porteous
Director Steam Turbine Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Speaker
Joseph Bullock
Project Manager
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Michael Smiarowski
Manager, Steam Turbine Modernizations
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Lynn Harvey
Design Engineer
EthosEnergy
United States
Co-Author
Andrew Mills
Reverse Engineer
EthosEnergy Power Plant Services USA
United States
Co-Author
Brad Zimmerman
Plant Manager
Otter Tail Power Co.
United States
Co-Author
David Archambeault
Director - Steam Turbine Engineering
EthosEnergy
United States
Co-Author
Jason Barger
Field Sales
EthosEnergy Power Plant Services USA
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310A
Format: Paper

In this session, speakers will discuss the various technologies designed to improve the efficiency and performance of combined cycle power ...read more...

Session Chair
Patrick Albert
Director - Proposal Engineering Support
Siemens Energy Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jim Nelligan
Regional Vice President
Babcock Power Services
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Wesley Bauver, II
Manager Thermal & Mechanical Integration
GE
United States
Co-Author
Denis Bruno
Head of Global R&D & Performance, HRSG
GE
United States
Co-Author
Haiyang Qian, PHD
Manager Mechanical Integrity
GE
United States
Co-Author
Scott Herman
Head of Global Performance
GE
United States
Speaker 1
Jamesetta Strickland
Global Steam Product Platform Leader
GE
United States
Speaker 2
David Bell
Managing Director
GE Power
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Bernard Norris
GE Power Services
United States
Speaker
Mark Osmundsen
Thermal Performance & Technology Lead
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Jason Rowell
Associate Vice President and Turbine Technologies Manager
Black & Veatch
United States