Daily Archives: July 20, 2021

Reducing the Maintenance Burden

By David Wilbur Poor maintenance strategies can reduce a plant’s overall productive capacity by 5 to 20 percent. Relying on a reactive approach can result in unplanned shutdowns and potential safety incidents, all of which negatively impact the bottom line. Increased maintenance costs, shorter asset lifespans, additional safety issues, and inefficient practices are all the…

Plans unveiled for biggest battery storage system in Victoria

By Giles Parkinson A two-hour battery storage system on the Mornington Peninsula will be the biggest in the state if built on schedule by the end of 2022. The post Plans unveiled for biggest battery storage system in Victoria appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Good People and Bad People

By John Benson Yes there are good people, and bad people; heroes and villains. However, some people are not real good at identifying or differentiating these. This is specifically true when we look at decisions industrial and political leaders made several decades ago. All we can expect from these leaders then or now is that…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces $52.5 million available for community solar projects serving disadvantaged communities

By Kelsey Misbrener On July 20, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the Inclusive Community Solar Adder program that makes $52.5 million available for community solar projects that support underserved New Yorkers and disadvantaged communities. Projects funded through the program are expected to serve up to 50,000 low-to-moderate income households, affordable housing providers and…

Exxon Mobil signs MOU to participate in Scotland’s Acorn CCS project

By Charley Rattan IRVING, Texas – ExxonMobil has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to participate in the recently announced Acorn carbon capture and storage project (CCS) in Scotland. The project plans to capture and store approximately 5-6 million tons of CO2 per year by 2030 from gas terminals at the St Fergus complex at Peterhead,…

Energy monitoring and targeting: A to Z

By Vilnis Vesma Monitoring and targeting is routine analysis of energy consumption, usually undertaken to detect and diagnose the hidden avoidable energy waste which occurs randomly in any enterprise because of unexpected faults, maloperation, maintenance errors and the like. It is something that every diligent energy manager should be doing and something that I’ve been…

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