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The Duck Curve And What It Means For Combined Power Plants
What Is A Thermal Barrier Coating

Thermal Barrier Coating – What Is it?

If you’re looking to purchase or build a power plant, you’ve probably heard about thermal barrier coating for turbines, but what is it? Why is thermal barrier coating important? What is thermal barrier coating made from? Here’s what you need to know about thermal barrier coating. If you’re buying or building a power plant, contact...

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Stress Corrosion Cracking And How To Protect Against It

Stress Corrosion Cracking – What Is it and How Do You Protect Against it?

If you run a power plant, stress corrosion cracking could cause catastrophic damage. What is stress corrosion cracking? What causes stress corrosion cracking? How can you find stress corrosion cracking before it causes a serious failure? How do you prevent stress corrosion cracking? From the experts at Allied Power Group (APG), here’s what you need...

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What Is A Spinning Reserve And Why Is It Important

What Is a Spinning Reserve and Why Is it Important?

Energy storage and readiness are crucial to continuity for utility grids. A spinning reserve provides a store of energy that is online but not loaded, synchronized with the grid, and ready to respond within 10 minutes – if not even sooner. There are various types of spinning reserves. As energy technologies improve and integrate, these...

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What Is The Duck Curve And What Does It Mean For Power Plants

The Duck Curve and What it Means for Combined Power Plants

Solar energy use is on the rise, and as this technology becomes more integrated into our power grid, the duck curve becomes increasingly relevant. What is the duck curve? Who came up with it? How does the duck curve work? Here’s everything you need to know about the duck curve and what it means for...

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