The audience will learn how to approach a desalination plant retrofit removing old ERDs (energy recovery devices: Pelton turbine) with more efficient ones, while considering modularity as a main factor. Attendees will also learn the typical implications and impact on the operating conditions for the main feed pump and how to come up with the best possible solution maintaining plant layout.
Retrofit Specialist, Rotating Equipment Services, Pump Services
Mario has been the retrofit specialist in charge of South for the last three years in Europe after working for 11 years as a technical solutions engineer in Spain for Flowserve. He also has experience as an application engineer in the service division with SKF and a test engineer with RENFE Spain’s national railway company. Mario holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Madrid Polytechnic University.