Flexible Operations

Thursday, April 25 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Trinidad A


Event Information

Title: Flexible Operations


Description

Integrated markets have benefited customers with lower rates, but they have also drastically changed how utilities make money. In many cases, a generating unit's marketability is determined by its flexibility. How can you improve your plant's flexibility? This session reviews some of the challenges operators face and offers methods for overcoming them on the way to a more-flexible operation.

PRESENTATIONS INCLUDED (SPEAKERS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY, NOT IN PRESENTATION ORDER):
  • Staying Competitive Through Operational Excellence
    Lou Florence, Vice President - Operations, Reliability Management Group
    Co-Authors
    • Kyle Hoops, Director - Power Generation Support, WEC Energy Group
  • Challenges of Base Load Coal Units
    Mitch Lowe, Sr. Manager Operations, Southwestern Public Service Co.
  • Flexible Operations - Industrial Evolution
    USN/E-6 Dwayne Coffey, Principal Program Manager, EPRI

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