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Nuclear Decommissioning Transition

By Jessie West | October 21 2022

Nuclear Decommissioning Transition When a company decides to close its nuclear power plant, the site must go through a decommissioning process. This transition from operation to closure safely removes the plant from service and reduces residual radioactivity, protecting the environment from exposure and allowing the property to be used for other purposes.   The Importance […]

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Industrial Cooling Tower Cleaning and Maintenance

By Jessie West | August 17 2022

Cooling Tower Cleaning and Maintenance Your HRSG, also known as a heat recovery steam generator or a cooling tower, is a vital part of your company’s operations. Whether you work in the production of metal, cement, paper, pharmaceuticals or something else, you know you can’t get it done without this equipment. However, the longer you […]

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Types of HRSG Cleaning Services

By Jessie West | August 12 2022

HRSG Cleaning Methods Your HRSG boiler is a vital cog in your power plant machine. It helps you be more productive, which allows you to make more money. When it’s not running as efficiently as possible, you notice. The issue could be as simple as the machine needing some basic maintenance and cleaning to get […]

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How Does Dry Ice Blasting Work?

By Jessie West | July 13 2022

  Dry ice blasting, also known as CO2 blasting, can be a fitting choice for cleaning applications in your industry. It gets the job done as efficiently and quickly as other cleaning methods you may use. It also doesn’t create any secondary waste, meaning you have fewer materials to dispose of afterward. Learn more about […]

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Benefits of Dry Ice Blasting

By Jessie West | July 5 2022

  Dry ice blasting is a process for cleaning areas and various equipment, such as heat recovery steam generators (HRSG), by using CO2 pellets. The dry ice cleaning method works by shooting a pressurized stream of these pellets at about 75 to 1,000 feet per second at impurities. Instead of chiseling away the contaminants like […]

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UCOR Team Awarded 8.3B Oak Ridge Clean up Contract

By Jessie West | December 15 2021

  The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management (EM) on 26 October awarded United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR), the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract (ORRCC) at the Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Environmental Alternatives, Inc. (EAI) is proud to announce its role as a Team Subcontractor on the Amentum-led […]

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What is Nuclear Decommissioning?

By Jessie West | November 11 2021

How Are Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioned? People often think of power plants as places bustling with nonstop activity, generating the electricity residential, commercial and industrial areas need. However, for several reasons, the time comes when some power plants must cease operations for good. This moment begins the process of power plant decommissioning. The process of […]

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How to Remove Paint with Dry Ice Blasting

By Jessie West | July 9 2021

  Dry Ice Blasting to Remove Paint Dry ice blasting, also called CO2 blasting, is a paint removal method that relies on carbon dioxide pellets to clean surfaces. Carbon dioxide, which makes up a small portion of the atmosphere, turns into dry ice in its solid form. Dry ice blasters take advantage of this transformation and accelerate […]

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Offline vs. Online Turbine Cleaning

By Jessie West | March 23 2021

  Offline vs. Online Turbine Cleaning Gas turbine cleaning methods can be conducted online and offline, and the cleaning process differs depending on whether the system is running or not. Each method features its own advantages and disadvantages. Facilities must make decisions for each turbine. Deposit amounts and loss of function will play roles in choosing […]

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How To Restore Lost HRSG Performance

By Jessie West | January 15 2021

Restore Lost HRSG Performance Today’s power market is uncertain with fluctuating fuel costs and demand. This means it’s essential for companies in the industry to maximize production and efficiency. However, small changes in equipment condition can significantly impact productivity, especially with heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs). Fortunately, these issues can be resolved with comprehensive cleaning […]

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