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9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hall NA1
Format: Panel
Moderator
Russell Ray
Chief Editor, Power Engineering magazine
PennWell Corporation
United States
Keynote Speaker 1
Rick Halil
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Energy
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Keynote Speaker 2
Alex Glenn
President
Duke Energy Florida
United States
Keynote Speaker 3
Willi Meixner
Chief Executive Officer, Power and Gas Division
Siemens AG
Germany
Keynote Speaker 4
Anthony Wilson
Chairman, President and CEO
Mississippi Power
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310C
Format: Paper

Industry leaders will provide comprehensive strategies to comply with the EPA’s recent promulgation of the Effluent Limitation Guidelines.  Various technologies will be discussed to address the new restrictions on wastewater streams including arsenic, nitrates, mercury and selenium.  Case studies will address capital expenditures, operational considerations and ...read more...

Session Chair
Michael Bobinecz, PMP
Vice President, Water Market - Power
CH2MHILL
United States
Session Co-Chair
Arvind Patel, P.E.
Director of Power & Engineering
Valdes Engineering Co.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Stephen Winter
Chemistry, Testing, and R&D Manager
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Co-Author
Michael Hoydick
Director, Process and Product Development
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Co-Author
Robert Kimball
Vice President, Industrial Water Segment Lead
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Speaker
Robert Nicolo
Environmental Products Director
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author
Song Wu, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America - Energy and Environment Ltd.
United States
Speaker
Thomas Higgins, Ph.D., P.E.
Fellow and Global Technology Leader Power Water
CH2M
United States
Co-Author+
Krystal Perez
Senior Project Engineer
CH2M
United States
Co-Author
Brian Choi
Chemical Process Engineer
CH2M
United States
Co-Author
Dennis Fink
Water for Power Lead
CH2M
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310D
Format: Paper
Speakers discuss and examine advanced techniques to optimize emission control technologies and balance-of-plant equipment for improved operations and ...read more...
Session Chair
Richard Staehle
President
Eventus APC LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Joseph Mashek, P.E.
Business Development Manager, Energy Group
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Joseph Klobucar
AQCS Sr. Project Manager
HDR
United States
Co-Author
Bob Newell
Program Manager/Principal Engineer
Alliant Energy Corporation
United States
Co-Author
Brian Barth
HDR
United States
Co-Author
Jeff Hoefer
Senior Manager – Strategic Projects
Alliant Energy Corporation
United States
Speaker
Conner Cox
Strategic Project Manager
United Conveyor Corporation
United States
Co-Author
Kevin McDonough
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
United Conveyor Corporation
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S320F
Format: Panel

This panel session will provide energy storage industry trends and provide case studies for in front of the meter and behind the meter projects including bulk storage, microgrid, DER, distribution, and residential.  Panelists will discuss costs, value, safety, and other lessons learned to show how energy ...read more...

Session Chair
Raj Chudgar
President
Viridity Energy Solutions Inc.
United States
Panelist
Chad Von Eck
Vice President, Energy Storage
Viridity Energy
United States
Panelist 1
Brendan Harney
Manager, Business Develoment
Stem
United States
Panelist 3
Kamal Garg
Protection Engineering Services Manager
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
United States
Panelist 5
Carl Mansfield
General Manager
Sharp Electronics Corporation, Energy Systems and Services Group
United States

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
Business Development Manager
Babcock & Wilcox
United States
Speaker
Kevin McDonough
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
United Conveyor Corporation
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S320C
Format: Panel
Modern project financing involves a calculated assessment of technical, permitting, environmental, commercial, legal, and contractual risks. This panel discussion will bring together industry leaders in each of these areas to discuss recent trends in their area of expertise and provide audience members with insight needed to improve ...read more...
Session Chair
Daniel Martin, P.E.
President
Gemma Power Systems
United States
Panelist 1
Kent Morton
Vice President
Moxie Energy LLC
United States
Panelist 2
Daniel Mitas
Vice President Technology and Development
HDR
United States
Panelist 3
Laurence (Larry) Skinner
Partner
Hunton & Williams LLP
United States
Panelist 4
Paul Healy
National Practice Lead - Contract Surety
Aon Risk Solutions
United States
Panelist 5
Paul Plath
President and CEO
E3 Consulting, LLC
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S320B
Format: Paper

In this lively and timely discussion, speakers will discuss advances in analytics software and how they can have an impact on power plant ...read more...

Session Chair
Francisco Tacoa
Director of Marketing, North America Power Generation
ABB Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Doug Morris
Director of Business Development, Power Industries
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Moritz von Plate
CEO
Cassantec AG
Switzerland
Co-Author
Frank Kirschnick
CTO
Cassantec AG
Switzerland
Speaker
William Howard
Principal Product Manager
GE Power Digital
United States
Co-Author
John Plenge
United States
Co-Author
Rachel Farr
Senior Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Co-Author
Whitney Satin
Senior Marketing Leader
GE Power
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S330A
Format: Paper

Speakers discuss gas turbine performance improvement through inlet air cooling and optimizing operation through filtration and exhaust ...read more...

Session Chair
Sanjeev Jolly, P.E.
Sr. Engineer, Engineering Services
NAES Corp.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Stephen Reid, P.E.
President
TG Advisers Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker 1
Mousa Assiri
Mechanical Engineer
Saudi Electricity Company
Saudi Arabia
Speaker 2
Mansour Idhris
Control Engineer
Saudi Electricity Co.
Saudi Arabia
Speaker
Jorge Cadena
Vice President Global Sales
Gas Turbine Efficiency, LLC
United States
Co-Author
John Biela
Chief Engineer
Gas Turbine Efficiency, LLC
United States
Speaker
Paul Johnston
Director, Process Engineer
Fluor
United States
Co-Author
Steve Tamura
Principal Process Engineer
Fluor
United States
Co-Author
Van Nguyen
Process Engineer
Fluor
United States
Speaker
Keith Cummer, P.E.
Mechanical Engineer, Technology Assessment
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Mark Osmundsen
Thermal Performance & Technology Lead
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Mike Eddington
Senior Consultant
Black & Veatch
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S330A
Format: Paper

This session will feature presentations by OEM’s, utilities and after market service providers. Topics will include aftermarket upgrades that will facilitate life cycle cost savings and performance improvements for end ...read more...

Session Chair
Tom Ghesquiere
Consultant
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Scott Keller
Technical Lead, Structural Engineer
PSM – Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Co-Author+
Brian Micklos
Product Manager
PSM - Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Speaker
Harvey Stinnett
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Scott Cloyd
General Manager, Gas Turbine Service Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Jonathan Frost
Principal Engineer
NextEra Energy
United States
Co-Author
Michael Durham
Senior Engineer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc
United States
Speaker
Lonnie Houck, III
DIrector – Airfoil Engineering
PSM – Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Co-Author+
Brian Micklos
Product Manager
PSM - Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Co-Author
Chris Johnston
Director, R&D Airfoil Engineering
PSM - Ansaldo Energia Group
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S330C
Format: Panel

This panel discussion will discuss the electricity business model of the future and the state of the industry in 2030. Panelists will discuss fuels, transmission & distribution, generation, regulation, workforce dynamics, and customer experience. The changes predicted to take place in the next 15 years will be more ...read more...

Session Chair
Tom Cornell
Vice President Sales & Commercial Operations SF&ES
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Session Co-Chair
Thomas Lubnow, Jr.
Vice President
MPR Associates Inc.
United States
Panelist 1
Nancy Svites, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources
MPR Associates Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Jeff Brown
Principal
Pangea Global, LLC
United States
Panelist 3
Kevin Casey
Managing Director
Beaufort Rosemary LLC
United States
Panelist 4
Andrew Trump
Director, Management Consulting
Black & Veatch
United States
Panelist 5
Brett Crable, P.E.
Director - New Technology & Energy Conservation
Dominion Virginia Power
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S330D
Format: Panel

This session will include discussions on new trends in gas turbine technology, emissions, fast start and steam cycle (temperatures and pressures) and their impact on downstream equipment, HRSGs and steam ...read more...

Session Chair
Jeffrey Schroeter, P.E.
Managing Director
Genova Power Advisors, LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jim Sims
Executive Director OEM Accounts
Vogt Power International
United States
Panelist 1
Gordon Smith
Chief Consulting Engineer - Operability
GE
United States
Panelist 2
Mat Palmer
Product Marketing Specialist
Siemens Energy Inc.
United States
Panelist 3
David McDeed
Seniour Product Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Panelist 4
Kelly Flannery
Chief Thermal Engineer
Vogt Power International
United States
Panelist 5
Janmichael Perez
Steam Turbine
Toshiba
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S320D
Format: Paper
This session examines the challenges associated with meeting new emission standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for reciprocating internal combustion engines. The compliance requirements vary and are based on engine ...read more...
Session Chair
Jon Rodriguez, P.E.
Business Development Manager
ABB, Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Matthew Tanner
Associate Director
Navigant
United States
Co-Author
Dan Violette
Managing Director
Navigant
United States
Co-Author
Maggie Shober
Navigant
United States
Speaker
Jim McDonald
Director of Environmental Impact
PowerSecure Inc.
United States
Speaker
Scott McBryde
Sales Manager - Western U.S.
Miratech
United States
Speaker
T.J. Tarabulski
Marine & Stationary Regulatory Consultant
Caterpillar Inc.
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
Speaker
James Zborovsky
Program Manager for Generator Business, Siemens Power and Gas
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310C
Format: Paper

This session examines the technologies that can be used to comply with the Clean Power Plan.  These technologies have not been deemed by the EPA as the Best Systems for Emission ...read more...

Session Chair
Rajendra Gaikwad, Ph.D.
Vice President, Advanced Fossil/Environmental Technologies
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Robert Tisone
President
Blue Skies Environmental
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
H. Gordon Henley
NCCC Operations and Maintenance Manager
Southern Company Services
United States
Co-Author
Ruth Ann Yongue
Sr. Engineer
National Carbon Capture Center
United States
Speaker
Marc Lemmons
Boiler Specialist
Sargent and Lundy, LLC
United States
Co-Author
Emily Kunkel
Environmental Associate
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Co-Author
Rajendra Gaikwad, Ph.D.
Vice President, Advanced Fossil/Environmental Technologies
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Speaker
Dan Walsh
Program Manager, Generation, Environment and Carbon
NRECA
United States
Co-Author
Dale Bradshaw
CEO/Consultant to NRECA and CEATI
Electrivation LLC
United States
Speaker
Mike McGroddy
Principal
8 Rivers Capital
United States
Co-Author
Brock Forrest
Senior R&D Engineer
8 Rivers Capital LLC
United States
Co-Author
Charles Jones
Director of Engineering
CB&I (Chicago Bridge and Iron)
United States
Co-Author
Jeremy Fetvedt
Chief Engineer
8 Rivers Capital
United States
Co-Author
Rodney Allam
Chief Technologiest
8 Rivers Capital
United States
Co-Author
Scott Martin
8 Rivers
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310D
Format: Panel

This is a follow-up to the 2015 PowerGen Utility Panel titled “CCR/ELG Regs – Walking the Tightrope – Panel Discussion”.  The panel will provide a forum for Utility/AE firms/Equipment Vendors to provide a discussion of issues and situations encountered with regards to the Coal Combustion Residual ...read more...

Session Chair
Block Andrews
Strategic Environmental Solutions Director
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Session Co-Chair
Mike Holden, P.E., P.M.P.
Project Director
Fluor
United States
Panelist 1
James Peterson, P.E.
President
Frontier Water Systems
United States
Panelist 2
Jared Morrison
Director, Water and Wastewater Programs
Westar Energy Inc.
United States
Panelist 3
Patricia Scroggin
Process Group Section Manager
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Panelist 4
Jim Palmer, PE
Principal Engineer
Kansas City Power & Light
United States
Panelist 5
Jay Holloway, III
Partner
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320F
Format: Panel
This session will walk the audience through the policies affecting the energy storage market and the financing of projects. Speakers will focus on government policies and market rules and how they can help lower the ...read more...
Session Chair
Lola Infante, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Generation Fuels and Market Analysis
Edison Electric Institute
United States
Session Co-Chair
Leah Wilkinson
Partner
WilkinsonShein Communications
United States
Panelist 1
Robert Schulte
Principal
Schulte Associates LLC
United States
Panelist 2
Dale Bradshaw
CEO/Consultant to NRECA and CEATI
Electrivation LLC
United States
Panelist 3
Mark Higgins
Assistant Director, Technical & Project Management Division, Loan Guarantee Program
U.S. Department of Energy
United States
Panelist 5
Anissa Dehamna
Principal Research Analyst
Navigant Research
United States

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
Business Development Manager
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: S320C
Format: Panel

In this session, our panel of finance experts will discuss merchant and domestic power project finance alternatives and the challenges for both thermal and renewable power ...read more...

Session Chair
William Damon, III, P.E.
Sr. Vice President, Consulting and Development
HDR
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jeffrey Penterson
President
RK Griffith & Associates LLC
United States
Panelist
Robert Simmons
Partner
Panda Power Funds
United States
Panelist 1
John O'Brien, Jr.
Director
Siemens Financial Services Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Michael Bedley
Managing Partner
APEX Power Services Corp.
United States
Panelist 3
M. Gary Helm
Lead Market Strategist, Emerging Markets
PJM Interconnection
United States
Panelist 4
Alan McBride
Director - Transmission Strategy & Services
ISO New England
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320B
Format: Paper

In today's market, there is significant interest in the concept of the “Digital Power Plant”. This session will provide a review of current applications and experiences applying the Digital Power ...read more...

Session Chair
Rodney Gay
President
MapEx Software, Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Salvatore DellaVilla, Jr.
CEO
Strategic Power Systems
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Rosli Abdul Hamid
Vice President
Malakoff Berhad
Malaysia
Speaker
Daryl Massey
Director
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author+
John Kessinger
Executive Director
KessEnergy / MH TG Users' Groups
United States
Co-Author
Kazuyuki Misawa
Senior Chief Engineer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd.
Japan
Co-Author
Mark Bissonnette
Vice President
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author
Yasuoki Tomita
VP IDSN OOEM Coordination
Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis, Ltd.
United States
Speaker
Flor Rivas
Bottoming Cycle and Generator Product Line Leader
GE Power
United States
Co-Author
John Wainwright
Controls Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Co-Author
Martha Saker
Digital Controls Product Line Manager
GE
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S330A
Format: Paper

Speakers examine new developments in combined cycle technology, included cycle related HRSG and balance-of-plant ...read more...

Session Chair
Bonnie Marini, Ph.D.
Director, Product Line Management
Siemens Energy Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Yogesh Patel
Engineering Fellow
Tampa Electric
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Patrick Albert
Director - Proposal Engineering Support
Siemens Energy Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Raymond Gunnewijk
NEM Energy
Netherlands
Speaker
John Gulen
Senior Principal Engineer
Bechtel Infrastructure & Power, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
David Ugolini
Principal Engineer
Bechtel Infrastructure & Power
United States
Co-Author
Ilya Yarinovsky
Senior Technical Specialist
Bechtel Infrastructure & Power
United States
Speaker
Ed Giermak
Manager
Sargent & Lundy Engineers
United States
Co-Author+
Rajendra Gaikwad, Ph.D.
Vice President, Advanced Fossil/Environmental Technologies
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Co-Author
Steven Warren
Project Manager
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Speaker
Brian Reinhart
Manager - Technology Assessments and Technical Due Diligence
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Keith Cummer, P.E.
Mechanical Engineer, Technology Assessment
Black & Veatch
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S330B
Format: Paper

This session will highlight the smaller gas turbine market. Topics will include discussions on start times for peaking duty and grid response, aero versus frame gas turbines, and recent developments and operating experience of this class of gas ...read more...

Session Chair
Chris Lyons
Manager, Power Generation
Solar Turbines Incorporated
United States
Session Co-Chair
Tom Ghesquiere
Consultant
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
James DiCampli
Engineer
GE
United States
Co-Author
Donald Laing
Engineer, Systems Design Integration
GE Power
United States
Speaker
L.Todd Shaw, P.E.
Director, Industrial Gas Turbine Products
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Shunichi Kuba, Ph.D., P.E.
Chief Engineer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Udo Zirn, P.E.
Director - Energy Solutions
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Michael Welch
Industry Marketing Manager
Siemens AG
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Thorsten Krol
Marketing Manager
Siemens AG
Germany
Speaker
John Henderson
Chief Engineer, Package
PW Power Systems Inc.
United States
Co-Author
David Maher
Vice President, FT4000 Program
PW Power Systems, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Harsh Shah
Vice President, Sales and Business Development
PW Power Systems, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Stefan Zavatone
Director, FT4000 Program
PW Power Systems, Inc.
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S330C
Format: Panel

Panelists provide a review of the changing market dynamics within the power generation sector. Specifically, this session with highlight the impact of major policy shifts associated with higher renewable energy standards, Clean Power Plan, increasing DER market adoption, and changing demand profiles. Panelists will also discuss the ...read more...

Session Chair
Mike Aller
Executive Director
Energy Florida / CAPE
United States
Session Co-Chair
Tim Franta
Director of Special Projects
Energy Florida
United States
Panelist 1
Robert Patrylak
Managing Director, Energy
Navigant
United States
Panelist 2
Mike DeSocio
Senior Manager, Market Design
New York Independent System Operator
United States
Panelist 3
Steve Wenke, PE
Senior Manager Generation Strategy and Planning
Avista Utilities
United States
Panelist 4
Jessica Harrison
Director of R&D
MISO
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S330D
Format: Paper

One of the largest changes sweeping the electric utility industry in the U.S. is the impending retirement of many coal fired plants, due to age, emissions regulations, or other factors.



This session will include papers describing present and future programs for dealing with ...read more...

Session Chair
Craig Connell
Senior Vice President, Director of Asia and EMEIA Regions, Power Generation Services
Black & Veatch
United States
Session Co-Chair
William Bulpitt, P.E.
Principal Mechanical Engineer
AECOM Corporation
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Preben Messerschmidt
Project Director
Ramboll Energy
Denmark
Co-Author
Niels Houbak
Senior Engineer
Ramboll Energy
Denmark
Co-Author
Paul James
Business Development Director
Ramboll Energy
United Kingdom

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320D
Format: Paper

This session will look at combined heat and power (CHP) as a viable solution for a number of industries, including hospital and oil and gas applications.  CHP has proven to be a reliable and cost effective solution. In addition, it is efficient and environmentally friendly.  This ...read more...

Session Chair
Peter Belmonte, P.E.
Vice President & Director, Power Generation
TRC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Halley Dickey
Vice President
Industrial Builders
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Dalia El Tawy
Director, Thermal Power Solutions
Siemens Energy
United States
Co-Author
Michael Welch
Industry Marketing Manager
Siemens AG
United Kingdom
Speaker
Kevin Best
CEO
RealEnergy LLC
United States
Co-Author
Halley Dickey
Vice President
Industrial Builders
United States
Co-Author
Todd Hopwood
Environmental Industrial Solutions Manager
Dresser-Rand, A Siemens Business
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: S310C
Format: Paper

Speakers share new developments and operating experience with NOx reduction in gas turbines and combined cycle plants and in complying with ELG and CCR ...read more...

Session Chair
Mitchell Krasnopoler
Manager, Air Quality
Kiewit Engineering Group Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Stephen Henson
Senior Engineer
Westar Energy
United States