March 14, 2018

Design considerations for steam turbines – Part 2

Generally, we start off by considering capital costs as they are a key determinant in the payback. Currently there are many companies that are willing to provide power purchase agreements (PPA). If companies have available waste steam, the PPA company will bring financial resources to bear if an industrial plant has a good payback scenario […]

Steam Turbines
March 14, 2018

Design considerations of making power using steam – Part 1

The making of power from steam to drive industrial equipment has been going on for three centuries now. Over the last few decades we have seen a drop off of steam turbine use because speed control on rotating equipment is now, more often than not, carried out by variable frequency drives (VFDs) which we talked […]

Steam Turbines