• 2012 Conference

    4th ACC Users Group Conference

     Wyoming Center at Cam-Plex, Gillette, Wyo
     September 24-26, 2012

     Hosts: Basin Electric Power Co-op, Black Hills Power Inc, Black Hills Electric Generation Inc, Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co, PacifiCorp, Wyoming Municipal Power Agency

     ACC Users Group Chair: Dr Andrew Howell, Senior Systems Chemist, Xcel Energy

    Dry Fork Station
    Plant report

    Wyodak Power Plant
    Plant report

    Black Hills Power ACCs
    Plant report

    ACC Corrosion/FAC
    Dr Barry Dooley, Structural Integrity Associates Inc

    When is Condensate Polishing Justified in a CCGT Plant With an ACC
    Gil Royal, Graver Technologies

    Kogan Creek Update
    Katherine Rose, Geoff Woodgate, and Gary Joy, CS Energy
    Presented by Dr Barry Dooley, Structural Integrity Associates Inc

    Hybrid Cooling System Overview
    Michael N. DiFilippo and John S. Maulbetsch, Consultants

    Eskom Perspective on Specifications for Large ACCs
    Johannes Pretorius, Eskom

    Realistic Ambient Air Temperature Specification for ACCs
    Johannes Pretorius, Eskom

    Safe and Economic Water-Saving Cooling for Nuclear Units
    Zoltan Szabo and Attila Gregasz, GEA

    Air-Cooled Steam Condenser Test Laboratory
    Jean-Pierre Libert and Mark Huber, Evapco
    Dr Dong Zhaoyi, Beijing Longyuan Cooling Technology

    What is the Condition of Your ACC System?
    David Rettke, NV Energy

    ACC Fan Hub Fixture
    David Rettke, NV Energy

    Suitability of Direct-Drive Motor Technology as Applied to ACCs
    Bill Martin and Tom Weinandy, Baldor, a Member of the ABB Group

    ACC Issues and Concerns
    Rene Villafuerte, Central Saltillo Combined Cycle Power Plant

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