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Power Plant Shutdown Procedures

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the common sequence of steps to remove a pulverizer from service for an extended period of time
  • Describe the basic steps followed to take each of the following out of service:
    • Scrubber
    • Steam turbine
    • Generator
  • Explain how a power plant is prepared for an annual outage

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50 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic steps associated with taking a fossil fuel-fired power plant off-line.  In addition, you will be able to explain how operators prepare a power plant for an annual outage.