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Prasanna Sogale

POWER PLANT PROFESSINALS at Reliance Energy Ltd Mumbai, India | Top Management

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  • Civil/ Structural, Industrial Manufacturing, Power Plant Engineering
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Profile Synopsis

Summary: Professional work experience:

1992 till date

Reliance Energy Limited (Formerly BSES Limited)

Joined as ‘Trainee Engineer’ and had undergone one year rigorous training program on Thermal Power Plant Operation & Maintenance at Regional Power Training Institute (NPTI), Nagpur.1993:

Posted at company’s 2 X 250 MW Dahanu Thermal Power Station as ‘Engineer (Control & Instrumentation Engineer). Initially was given the charge for Erection & Commissioning activities.

Working as Control & Instrumentation Engineer at 500 Mw Thermal Power Generation Project. Involved in erection and commissioning of Process Instruments for 2 x 250 Boiler with exposure to Procontrol P10 DDC System and Furnace Safeguard Supervisory System [FSSS] for tray layout & cable routing from field instruments to control rooms DDC Panels carrying cable termination according to cable schedule at both sensor and panel end JB mounting at various location cable termination at JB. Carried out modified cable schedule according to instruments like gauge transmitters testing of RTD thermo couple in lab & on-line. Testing of DDC control panels Pre –commissioning checks of control panels rearranging of panels with input output drive module cards. Establishment of communication line to carry data transfer between control panels. Cabling between control panel and control desk. Testing, calibration installation of recorders indicators.


COMMISSIONG

Worked as Control & Instrumentation Engineer on 250 MW Boiler desk during commissioning carried safety valve floating steam cleaning and charging of various steam lines. Trial runs of rotating equipments like ID, FD, PA, Coal Mills, Coal firing of Boiler. Involved in various activities linked with boiler commissioning. Day-to-day job on boiler Desk. Involved handling of emergencies. Linked with boiler operation. Successfully handled various emergencies during commissioning and stabilization of new unit.

Turbine And Boiler Commissiong.

• Control room. monitoring & controlling steam/air/fuel/water parameters to achieve maximum efficiency of boiler & turbines
• Coordinating the loading and unloading of turbine generators, starting or shutting down of boilers and general maintenance and repair operations
• Ensuring smooth operation of boiler / turbines during normal and emergency conditions to prevent equipment / unit tripping/ protect equipment and personnel
• Managing the team of technicians / unskilled workmen for achieving local monitoring and operation of equipments and their healthiness and team of engineers for control room monitoring
• Performing periodic rounds of inspection of various equipments, checking for healthiness / proper function of equipment & evaluating causes of equipment malfunctions and probable causes for potential failures & take appropriate corrective steps / shut down of machinery.
• Identifying areas of improvement and recommending process modifications and equipment calibrations to enhance operational efficiencies of machine / equipment.
• Supervising manpower planning by managing plant operation with a team of @15, comprising of engineers/ skilled /unskilled people.
• Coordinating interdepartmental activities for maintenance including preventive, shutdown, breakdown

Plant Maintenance:

• Responsible for planning and effecting maintenance schedules of various machines and instruments to increase machine up time and equipment reliability.
• Tracking daily breakdowns, implementing Preventive maintenance programmes to improve the efficiency of the system or the equipment undergoing maintenance.
• Successfully diagnosed the problems of Coal Mill, PA Fan, Boiler feed pump, Seal air fan etc by day to day operation and reduced equipment down time.

MAINTENANCE AND EFFICIENCY

• Performance monitoring of both units.
• Preparing & monitoring operation objectives & targets.
• Identifying areas for improvements.
• Monitoring equipment performance.
• Development of departmental website.
• Tripping, start up and Down time Analysis
Major programmes are being carried out are:

Reliability improvement programs.
Auxiliary power reduction programs.
Heat Rate improvement programs.
Generation cost reduction.
Blending Economics
Development of PC based 250 MW Turbine Governing System Module

Quality Control
• Identifying assignable and chronic causes by the use of latest analysis techniques.
• Working in an SAP ,ISO 9000, ISO 14000, OSHAS 18000 and Six-Sigma work environment.
• Reviewing the operational practices, identifying the areas of obstruction/ quality failures and advising on system and process changes for qualitative improvement and energy conservation.

Specialized Job Experience & Achievements:
• Worked in various capacities as Control and Instrument Maintenance Engineer, 2 x 250 MW coal based thermal power station. Extensive experience in Commissioning, Testing and Troubleshooting of Boiler, Turbine, ESP, Condenser and various plant Auxiliaries. Co-ardination and Spare Planning for Annual Major Overhaul Activities .
• Skilled 2x250MW coal base power plant operation, planning, erection, commissioning, scheduling, critical data analysis, troubleshooting and problem resolution, train and supervise engineers, departmental staff & contractors in quality, adherence to job order specifications and equipment maintenance of Thermal Power Station.

• Successfully Re-commissioned the main plant equipments after major overhaul (major overhaul time by 15 days only). For Numerous times.
• Exposure in working with latest DDC-MIS (ABB), fully automated process control (Procontrol P-10), BHEL make first 250 MW KWU Turbo-Generator Set, CE boiler with Tube Mill (Stein, France presently ABB, ALSTOM) and other latest power plant equipment

• Actively involved in documentation and implementation of Quality Management and Environment Management System and the plant became first in the country to achieve ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 Certification in power sector.

• During 1999 – 2000 station has achieved the distinction of running continuously without tripping for 210 days, which is a record in the country.

• First in the country to have thorough experience in using blended imported coal and washed coal.

SPECIAL TASK: Work on Deputation At 2*300 MW Thermal power plant at Yamuna nagar, Haryana under EPC project work of Reliance energy.
• Erection ,Installation ,Testing , Commissioning ,Calibration of Process Instruments for Shangai power research institute (SPERI) SANGHAI CHINA make Coal Mills .Complete job work regarding Milling Control and Instrumentation.

• Modification and Development of Logics as per process requirement.

Current Assignments:
Power plant Simulator Project Development Working on real time Power plant Simulator Project .Development of Simulator for Offline training of Power plant Engineers. Process Review Model Acceptance Completed. Control Logics and Auto tuning of Loop. Power plant Module based on UNISIM PLATFORM developed with process models and Power control and logics.
Conducted MAT (Model Acceptance Test) , FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) And SAT (Site Acceptance Test for the Simulator Project.



Specialized Trainings

• One year training (1992) on Operation & Maintenance of Thermal power station, NPTI Nagpur.
• 210 MW Thermal unit operations on simulator (LMW M/C), NPTI, Delhi.
• 210 MW Thermal unit operations on simulator (KWU M/C), NTPC, Korba.
• Boiler Emergencies And Care at Hrdc Bhel, Trichy.
• Environment And Pollution Control”, NPTI, Nagpur
• Workshop on “Efficiency Management” PMI NTPC Noida.
• Energy Audit And Conservation, NPTI, Nagpur
• Completed Auditor course for ISO and carried Internal Audits.

Prasanna Sogale's Profile Overview

Current Company POWER PLANT PROFESSINALS at Reliance Energy Ltd
Industry : Oil/Energy
Department: Top Management, from Oct 1993 till now

Job Description : Specialized Job Experience & Achievements:
• Worked in various capacities as Control and Instrument Maintenance Engineer, 2 x 250 MW coal based thermal power station. Extensive experience in Commissioning, Testing and Troubleshooting of Boiler, Turbine, ESP, Condenser and various plant Auxiliaries. Co-ardination and Spare Planning for Annual Major Overhaul Activities .
• Skilled 2x250MW coal base power plant operation, planning, erection, commissioning, scheduling, critical data analysis, troubleshooting and problem resolution, train and supervise engineers, departmental staff & contractors in quality, adherence to job order specifications and equipment maintenance of Thermal Power Station.

• Successfully Re-commissioned the main plant equipments after major overhaul (major overhaul time by 15 days only). For Numerous times.
• Exposure in working with latest DDC-MIS (ABB), fully automated process control (Procontrol P-10), BHEL make first 250 MW KWU Turbo-Generator Set, CE boiler with Tube Mill (Stein, France presently ABB, ALSTOM) and other latest power plant equipment

• Actively involved in documentation and implementation of Quality Management and Environment Management System and the plant became first in the country to achieve ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 Certification in power sector.

• During 1999 – 2000 station has achieved the distinction of running continuously without tripping for 210 days, which is a record in the country.

• First in the country to have thorough experience in using blended imported coal and washed coal.

SPECIAL TASK: Work on Deputation At 2*300 MW Thermal power plant at Yamuna nagar, Haryana under EPC project work of Reliance energy.
• Erection ,Installation ,Testing , Commissioning ,Calibration of Process Instruments for Shangai power research institute (SPERI) SANGHAI CHINA make Coal Mills .Complete job work regarding Milling Control and Instrumentation.

• Modification and Development of Logics as per process requirement.

Current Assignments:
Power plant Simulator Project Development Working on real time Power plant Simulator Project .Development of Simulator for Offline training of Power plant Engineers. Process Review Model Acceptance Completed. Control Logics and Auto tuning of Loop. Power plant Module based on UNISIM PLATFORM developed with process models and Power control and logics.
Conducted MAT (Model Acceptance Test) , FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) And SAT (Site Acceptance Test for the Simulator Project.



Specialized Trainings

• One year training (1992) on Operation & Maintenance of Thermal power station, NPTI Nagpur.
• 210 MW Thermal unit operations on simulator (LMW M/C), NPTI, Delhi.
• 210 MW Thermal unit operations on simulator (KWU M/C), NTPC, Korba.
• Boiler Emergencies And Care at Hrdc Bhel, Trichy.
• Environment And Pollution Control”, NPTI, Nagpur
• Workshop on “Efficiency Management” PMI NTPC Noida.
• Energy Audit And Conservation, NPTI, Nagpur
• Completed Auditor course for ISO and carried Internal Audits
.

Educational Information BE/B.Tech at Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani ( BITS Pilani )
from Jan 1997 till Jan 2001

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