Gas Turbine Combined Cycle (GTCC) Power Plants now provide about 30% of America's electric power generation. The GTCC plants are the most efficient "Heat-Engines" ever developed. That is, they convert more heat energy into useful electric power than any other type of heat engine, with efficiencies of up to 64% under ideal test conditions being [...]
This February, Williamson students and alumni will have the opportunity to interact with the college’s Workforce Development Partners in two exceptional ways! The college will host its second bi-annual Career Fair Panel on Tuesday February 13th at 1:00 pm. The goal of this presentation is to best prepare students for their experience at Williamson’s Fall Career Fair, [...]
Richard G. Clemens delivered the keynote address at Founder’s Day 2018 as we honored Isaiah V. Williamson on Thursday, February 8, in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel. Clemens joined Williamson’s board in 2006, but his knowledge of the school goes back to 1954-65 when he lived on campus while his father, James Clemens 3W4, served [...]
Join us on Saturday, January 20th as for the first of two Williamson basketball games to be Livestreamed this season, as the Mechanics take on Southern Maine Community College at 1PM!
A balanced portfolio of fuels is required for cost competitive and reliable power generation. All fuels should be included in a power generation portfolio, including coal. While some may question that coal will remain an important fuel for power generation for decades to come, I see coal as essential to the future of power generation. [...]
January 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Williamson Chapel LiveStream Event Download/View a PDF of Chairman Bonenberger's presentation to reference during the livestream. To safeguard and promote the future of Williamson in making a difference in the lives of its students and the community, it is the fiduciary responsibility of the Board and [...]
Heat Engines that Power Our High-Quality Lives: Did you ever think about the power behind the devices that make our lives so good?
By Dick Storm This is the second of eight newsletters on energy and thermal power generation. The first one covered energy in America, this one will discuss the most common heat engines that we depend on each day. During my career in power generation I have been enamored with “Heat Engines” and what they do [...]
Have you ever thought about where the energy comes from that makes our high quality of life possible? Did you know that about 85% of our energy comes from Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power? Below is a graphic prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy illustrating the fuel sources for electric power generation in the [...]
This November, Williamson students and alumni will have the opportunity to interact with the college’s Workforce Development Partners in two exceptional ways! The college will host its first bi-annual Career Fair Panel on Tuesday November 7th at 1:00 pm. In this special assembly, four recruiters from Williamson partner companies will make a presentation to the entire [...]
In the past, living far from Williamson meant missing out on many school events. Now you can tune into what's happening at your favorite trade school anywhere you can access the internet. This is being made possible through LIVESTREAM, a service which allows us to broadcast an event as it takes place, while those interested [...]