Tag: Workforce

Cultivating a Safety Culture Amid Constant Change

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:52:37 +0000

The post Cultivating a Safety Culture Amid Constant Change appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Developing a power plant safety culture takes time and constant effort, but the payoff is priceless, safety leaders at three major power companies said during a morning session at the Experience POWER virtual event on Sept. 30.  Jeffrey Mullins, safety and health consultant for the 2.6-GW coal-fired Gavin Power Plant owned by Lightstone Generation, kicked […]

The post Cultivating a Safety Culture Amid Constant Change appeared first on POWER Magazine.

How to Effectively Manage Power Plant Maintenance

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:24:57 +0000

The post How to Effectively Manage Power Plant Maintenance appeared first on POWER Magazine.

If you’ve worked in the maintenance department at a power plant, you know how important planning and scheduling are to success. There’s an old saying that goes, “plan the work, and work the plan.” Effective teams do that well, but it’s not easy. “Planning drives scheduling, not surprisingly, but planning is not scheduling,” Keith Berriman, […]

The post How to Effectively Manage Power Plant Maintenance appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Team and Individual Award Winners Recognized at Experience POWER

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:21:00 +0000

The post Team and Individual Award Winners Recognized at Experience POWER appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Winners of individual and team awards were revealed at Experience POWER as the virtual event kicked into full swing on Sept. 28. Among the recipients were a number of exceptional leaders and innovators drawn from the power industry. Top Young Professional. Meriem Bellizim, senior manager, Business Development, ACWA Power, was chosen as 2020’s Top Young […]

The post Team and Individual Award Winners Recognized at Experience POWER appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:04:33 +0000

The post The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation appeared first on POWER Magazine.

drone-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-UAV

“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as valid: there is no way to safely operate a transmission and distribution network without inspecting lines for damage or risk from factors such as vegetation. […]

The post The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation appeared first on POWER Magazine.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Increase Remote Operations Capacity Today

Credit to Author: Bill Moore| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 19:20:39 +0000

The post 5 Reasons Why You Need to Increase Remote Operations Capacity Today appeared first on POWER Magazine.

In February 2020, TIME magazine described the coronavirus pandemic’s workplace implications as “the world’s largest work-from-home experiment.” Today, it’s apparent that it is no longer an experiment, but a new way of working for the foreseeable future. Globally, 70% of people work remotely at least once a week, as every sector from government institutions and […]

The post 5 Reasons Why You Need to Increase Remote Operations Capacity Today appeared first on POWER Magazine.

4 Ways Southeast Power’s Fleet Team Has Leveled-Up Since COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 19:52:00 +0000

The post 4 Ways Southeast Power’s Fleet Team Has Leveled-Up Since COVID-19 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

transmission-and-distribution

“Things keep going,” Brent Tomamichel, fleet manager of Southeast Power (Figure 1), said when asked to describe the current state of the power industry. “Our industry is unique in that way; no matter what is happening in the world, everyone needs and wants their power on.”  If you’re one of the more than 1.9 million people […]

The post 4 Ways Southeast Power’s Fleet Team Has Leveled-Up Since COVID-19 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Mobile Devices to Support the Utility Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:38:57 +0000

The post Mobile Devices to Support the Utility Industry appeared first on POWER Magazine.

mobile-devices

Field service workers often log long hours at remote job sites where no two days are the same. To support daily tasks, whether they be at a power plant, oil rig, or other hard to access environments, advanced technologies have become more commonplace to get the job done. With the rapidly evolving nature of technology […]

The post Mobile Devices to Support the Utility Industry appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Success Through Engineered Upgrades and a Focus on Behavior

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:06:00 +0000

The post Success Through Engineered Upgrades and a Focus on Behavior appeared first on POWER Magazine.

coal-power-plant-GHECO-One

It sounds kind of strange, but you don’t always know, what you don’t know. That was the case at a Thai coal plant. When it started burning Indonesian subbituminous coal, operators didn’t know how dusty

The post Success Through Engineered Upgrades and a Focus on Behavior appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Next Page »