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6th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability

Strengthening Production through Superior Asset Management Strategies, Tools & Controls within Budget and Scope

25-27 Oct 2016
Nashville, TN, United States of America


Why You Should Attend

6th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability

The hydro-generation industry has an increased appetite for efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable life cycles. Plants can decrease operational needs and increase asset longevity while finding solutions for exhaustion and deterioration. The industry is taking a greater look at the methods being implemented and strategizing plans to cope with the rising asset deterioration and plant efficiency.

The marcus evans 6th 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 asset specific systems. This 6th annual event will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for O&M.

Key Topics

  • Investigate how to determine the optimal maintenance cycles and replacement cycle
  • Uncover methods to reduce asset failure and upgrade asset management through categorization methods and structural concepts
  • Ensure the best safety plan is in place to reduce operational risks within the plant
  • Overhaul budget constraints during outages to best facilitate maintenance plans
  • Instill a maintenance plan that will be effective and cost efficient for non-routine 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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    Chesterton
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    Practical Insights From

    Micah Goo
    Generation Manager
    Centralia City Light

    Tony Billiard
    Maintenance Supervisor
    Idaho Power Company

    Richard Hayes
    Maintenance Manager
    Oglethorpe Power Corporation

    Conrad St. Pierre, PE.
    Director of Hydro North America
    Enel Green Power

    Charles Cowan
    Manager, Power
    Yuma County Water Userís Association

    Chris Weyell, M.Eng., P.Eng.
    Division Manager, Generation Maintenance
    BC Hydro

    David "Chip" Troy
    Plant Manager
    Tensessee Valley Authority, Guntersville

    Mark Cook
    Manager
    Hoover Dam, US Bureau of Reclamation

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

    Savina Jose


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