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Challenges for Existing Thermal Power Generating Assets While the Industry Transforms Toward a Clean Energy Future

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

It’s almost a cliché these days to state that the energy landscape is changing. That change is a daily mantra repeated at all ends of the industry. But it’s not often that we take a moment to unpack these changes,...

The Evolving Application of Small Gas Turbines (GT)

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Exploring solutions from cogeneration and the industrial applications to CHP, CCHP, Distributed Energy Resource (DER) & others   Many industrial and manufacturing processes consume an abundance of electric energy. The need for reliable and cost-effective electric energy warrants an independent...

Breaking Down the Challenges and Solutions of Integrating Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Conventional Power Systems (CPS)

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Solutions such as Distributed Energy Resources (DER) can help navigate this critical power generation industry transformation.   The U. S. Electric Power market is fundamentally transforming at several fronts, most notably with the real-time shift of renewable energy sources (RES)...

The Rapidly Evolving Power Market: Forecasting tectonic shifts, and the impact of renewables.

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Power generation has traditionally been an open market. However, looking back at the scale and costs that existed in the past ...   Nuclear and coal often prevailed because they generated electricity at a lower cost. Traditional models also depended...

Improve operational performance and empower your power plant with smarter assets.

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Decarbonization, renewables, smart grid technologies, centralized vs. decentralized generation, market demand for reliable, efficient, and cleaner energy ...   All have created difficult conditions for power plants to remain competitive and profitable.The daunting challenge for plant owners is to maintain the...

Don’t assume more risk than you need to. Don’t leave money on the table. Instead employ an intelligent contract management platform.

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Creating a contract management platform is the process of managing contract creation, execution and analysis to maximize operational and financial performance, while reducing financial risk to the power plant owner.   Developing a contract management platform can be a time-consuming...

Condition Based Maintenance is Predictive, Smart Maintenance!

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Condition based maintenance gives you more control over your power plant assets, and keeps you available to the market. Recent studies suggest the power industry collects less than 2% of potential data generated by a typical power plant. Data-driven predictive...

Why in today’s demanding and competitive energy market, a Power Plant Control System Upgrade & Obsolescence Management can’t be part of a wait & see strategy.

Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

Power Plant Control System Upgrade. If you’re still considering the viability of replacing your legacy GTCC control system, friends, it’s time to take your heads out of the sand. A power plant control system upgrade should be part of a...


Posted By: Siraj Taj, Principal ST Power Services

What in the world is Hyperloop? One thing is for sure, it's more than just a train. Some people thinks it's a movement and it might just change the world of transportation as we know it. Here's an expert's guide...


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