U.S. Electricity Markets changing Day-Ahead market timings

On September 29th the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) changed their Day-Ahead Market submission deadline to 09:30 am CPT for the Operating Day October 1st.  The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) will change their Day-Ahead deadline to 10:30 EPT on November 5 for the operating Day November 6.  These changes are being made to more closely align the … More U.S. Electricity Markets changing Day-Ahead market timings

Improving Turbine Warming System Design for Greater Reliability and Operating Benefits

Turbine Warming Systems (TWS) are an effective means of reducing “Cold” startup times on Combined Cycle Steam Turbines. Reduced startup times result in much shorter “hold” times and allow faster ramp rates for higher MW output. Faster starts result in much shorter times to full load, thus increasing revenue and higher dispatch priority to match … More Improving Turbine Warming System Design for Greater Reliability and Operating Benefits