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5th Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability Conference

Overhauling Asset Maintenance and Workforce Strategies to Maximize Production & Plant Operation

3-5 Nov 2015
Embassy Suites Denver-Downtown & Convention Center - Denver, CO, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Executing and Improving Budget Plans to Enhance Reliability on New and Existing Assets

Conference Workshop

Optimizing Operations, Maintenance Tools and Technologies in Hydropower Systems to Improve Plant Production and Sustainability


Why You Should Attend

5th Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability Conference

The marcus evans 5th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance conference will showcase the latest innovations with regards to asset categorization, methods for rehabilitation and replacement of assets, overcoming challenges associated with skilled labor retention and recruitment and utilizing specific systems. The 5th annual event will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for O&M.

The conference will take a greater look at the methods being implemented and strategizing plans to cope with the rising asset deterioration and plant efficiency. Other topics that will be covered are improving reliability, repairing and refurbishing assets, and implementing structures & systems to align with economical  & environmental roles.

Key Topics

  • Optimize operations using tools and techniques within the hydropower systems to improve plant life cycles
  • Overhaul realistic timelines to refurbish and replace units for optimal usage
  • Revamp and regulate governor’s to unify with aging systems
  • Maintain inspections within the plant to support maintenance execution
  • Develop maintenance plans for aging assets to project goals for future projects
  • Previous Attendees Include

    AEP, Xcel Energy, Entergy, First Energy, Alliance Energy, USDA Forest Services, Tollhouse Energy, BC Hydro, GE Energy, Salt River Project, DTE Energy, Calpine, Southern Company, Consumers Energy, Tennessee Valley Authority, Dominion Resources, Ameren UE


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    A. W. Chesterton Company
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    Event Partners


    Practical Insights From

    Coleman Smith
    Power Manager
    US Bureau of Reclamation

    Hugh Ives
    Manager, Fossil and Hydro Operations
    Rochester Gas & Electric

    Erin Foraker
    Renewable Energy Research Program Manager
    US Bureau of Reclamation, US Department of Interior

    Tony Billiard
    Maintenance Supervisor
    Idaho Power Corporation

    Rodney Pickett
    Asset Management Engineering Manager
    Avista Corporation

    Richard Hayes
    Maintenance Manger
    Ogelthrope Power Corporation

    Nathan Smith
    Mechanical Engineer
    Denver Water

    Micah Goo
    Manager, Generation and System
    Centralia City Light

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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Tyler Kelch


    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    9th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Telephone:
    312-894-6310
    Fax: 312-894-6304
    Email: Tylerke@marcusevansch.com