When does it make sense to upgrade equipment versus replacing it? This is a common question many power plants are faced with at some point in their service life. Drivers like economics, regulatory requirements, or fuel source can make the decision easy, but often the discussion is more complicated.
The 7th ERA Forum session “Replace. Repurpose. Repower.” presented the analysis that is involved when determining to retire, service, or replace existing equipment. Watch the recording of Siemens Energy subject matter experts as they discuss the gas turbine, steam turbine, and generators, and the considerations for each piece of equipment.