Presented by Eugene Eagle, HRSG SME, Duke Energy
Presented by Jim Kolbus, Product Manager, Clark-Reliance Corp
Eugene has been the Carolina's HRSG SME and regional engineer for the past 5 years where he is responsible for inspections, providing technical recommendations for improvement and repair, performance monitoring and damage mitigation for a fleet of 15 HRSG units.
He has been working with Duke Energy and Progress Energy for the last 14 years in many capacities such as Auxiliary Nuclear Operator, licensed Reactor Operator at the Harris Nuclear plant and Operations Team Supervisor at a combined cycle facility.
He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2005 and is a licensed professional engineer in North Carolina. He is also actively engaged as a program advisor and utility co-chairman to EPRI's Program 88, combined cycle HRSG and BOP.
Jim has spent 37 years with The Clark-Reliance Corporation located in Strongsville, Ohio, present position as the Product Manager for Boiler Trim product line. Overall responsibilities include product marketing, managing a team of Application Engineers and Field Sales Specialists with product support, field training, and extensive speaker presentation experience with ASME Code Requirements for Boiler Level Instrumentation at numerous domestic and international location events.
Background with Clark-Reliance includes: Level Instrumentation: R&D activities, product development, application engineering, including domestic and international field experience with Users, OEM’s, Contractors, and Sales representatives.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management and Mechanical Engineering Technology, graduated - Summa cum laude from David Myers College in Cleveland, OH.
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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