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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