Operational Flexibility

To capitalize in today’s market, you need keen agility from your plant systems.

Improve Your Profitability With Better Operational Flexibility

Increasingly, fossil plants are having to adapt to more flexible operations as gas prices remain low and renewables are added to the generation mix. Unfortunately, many plants are not equipped to handle the frequent startups, shutdowns, and transitions in a way that maximizes your profitability.

Working with Emerson’s experts, you can improve your plant’s operational flexibility, reduce thermal stress, preserve fuel, and achieve more efficient low load operation.


Utility Slashes Fuel Usage at Large Power Generating Unit

Emerson has completed a combined cycle optimization project that generated significant operational improvements and slashed fuel usage at a large power-generating unit. 

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