As an inexpensive source of reactive power, capacitor banks bring many benefits to a facility. They are widely deployed to avoid penalties on utility bills, lower distribution losses, increase transformer/Genset capacity, maintain nominal voltage, and to reduce energy losses resulting in decreased carbon emissions.
The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals Certifying Organization (SMRPCO) is updating the Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician (CMRT) exam, with the modified exam effective August 5, 2021. The exam changes mirror how the jobs of maintenance and reliability technicians have changed in recent years and predictions for future advancements.
All reliability-centered continuous improvement programs must include a process that effectively assesses the condition of the plant’s capital assets and a monitoring process for how well the organization is managing those assets.