Making Power Generation Profitable and Sustainable

A webinar with Power Magazine Editors

Power and Utilities

The economics of power generation has been upended over the past several years. Utilities and power producers have faced increasing challenges, particularly those with aging generation fleets. In addition, the move to renewable and distributed sources of electricity generation has forced them to be more efficient and change their operation profile.

However, economic and technological factors still point to fossil fuels being a significant contributor to the fuel mix for the next 10-20 years. Some countries like the US will continue to replace their aging coal-fired plants with more efficient, cleaner natural gas combined cycle plants (NGCC). China, India, and other coal-rich countries will continue to burn coal to meet their growing electricity demand.

The question then becomes: How do you operate your generation fleet efficiently and sustainably? The answer to this is: operational excellence.

This webinar gives you actionable insights on how to achieve operational excellence by answering the following questions:

  1. Is my plant running as efficiently as possible?
  2. Is my plant operating reliably?
  3. Does my organization have a continuous improvement culture?

Duration: One hour

Register now to watch on-demand webinar!

Speakers:

Jeffrey Murdock
Strategic Account Manager, Power and Utility Industry - AVEVA

Jeffrey Murdock has 18 years of experience in enterprise software sales and consulting within highly regulated industries, including power and utilities, midstream gas, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and healthcare. Jeffrey joined AVEVA in 2017, managing the North America Power and Utility business. Jeffrey is now working with several large midstream gas and power companies and holds the role of Strategic Account Manager at AVEVA.

Douglas Nunez
Sr. Infrastructure and Utilities Marketing Manager - AVEVA

Douglas Nunez is the Sr. Infrastructure and Utilities Marketing Manager at AVEVA. With over 20 years in the Power and Utility area, Douglas has a deep understanding of power market dynamics, including key issues, policies, and trends affecting renewable energy development. He is an experienced performance consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the power generation industry. He is also skilled in process controls, process simulation, and project management.

Aaron Larson
Executive Editor - POWER magazine

Aaron Larson joined the POWER team in September 2013 as an associate editor and was named executive editor in 2017. Aaron has a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering technology and a master's degree, specializing in finance. He spent 13 years in the U.S. Navy nuclear power program, advancing to Chief Petty Officer. He has worked at commercial nuclear, biomass, and coal-fired power plants, functioning in operations, maintenance, safety, financial, and management capacities. Aaron holds a Chief A Engineer boiler operator license in the state of Minnesota.

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