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Attemperators always seem to cause problems. This plant had some attemperator issues already, but the changes in operation over time eventua...
In this case study the heating surface of the LP system is examined. A lack of good cleaning access leading to external build up and corros...
Greg Rueff joined Vogt Power, a Babcock Power Inc. company, in 2008 as a Thermal Engineer. Greg then moved on to become an Application Engineer where he was responsible for designing new, state-of-the-art HRSGs before advancing his career to. For the past three years, Greg has been Manager of Proposal Engineering Group, in charge of the management of all Aftermarket proposal work while spearheading the technical aspects of this service. He leads his team in providing exceptional support to existing customers while also focusing on growing Vogt’s customer base. Greg received his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky.
Tim Holland rejoined the Babcock Power family of companies in 2015 as Area Manager of TEiC. Tim started with TEiC in 1998 as a craft boilermaker and welder. He is now the Gas Power Operations Manager, overseeing estimating, planning and execution of all Gas Power projects nationwide. His efforts have led to such successful projects as Duke, Florida Power & Light, Southern Company, Calpine, Exel Energy, and so many more. Before coming to TEiC, Holland worked in the phosphate and chemical industries for 10 years. Tim received his BS at University of South Alabama in microbiology, then moved into supervising Mechanical, Civil, Rail, Electrical, and Instrumentation projects. Holland also spent time designing electrical and mechanical systems in AutoCad for Phosphates Corp and Southern Company.
Bob Anderson is Principal of Competitive Power Resources Corporation in Palmetto, Florida. CPR is an independent consulting firm specializing in HRSGs and their related steam-plant auxiliaries in the combined cycle/cogeneration industry. Bob received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida. He has worked in power generation for 49 years.
Before joining CPR in 2005, Bob was employed for 33 years at Florida Power Corporation/Progress Energy, now Duke Energy. During his career there Mr. Anderson held a range of positions including Boiler Engineer, Steam Turbine Engineer, Plant Manager, and Director of Gas Turbine Major Maintenance. As Manager of PE’s Combined Cycle Services Section he was involved in the procurement, design, operation and maintenance of PE’s fleet of combined cycle plants.
Bob has participated in the installation of thousands of tube temperature thermocouples in a variety of HRSGs and assessed operating data for many HRSGs world wide to identify and mitigate damaging thermal transients. He has authored, and co-authored, a number of technical papers and published articles on the findings generated by this work.
Mr. Anderson is Chairman of the HRSG Forum and chairs HRSG and Combined Cycle plant seminars and conferences for various groups worldwide and serves on the Editorial Board of the quarterly publication Combined Cycle Journal
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