A Japanese Project Demonstrates a Carbon Neutrality Pathway for Coal Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:20:00 +0000

Osaki CoolGen Corp.’s complex three-phase demonstration project in Hiroshima Prefecture seeks to achieve highly efficient coal-fired power generation with near-zero emissions by integrating carbon

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Combined Cycle Plants: Know Your Limitations and Keep Your Plant Both Online and Operating Efficiently

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:14:41 +0000

Steadily increasing demands leading to excessive cycling and starts/stops can cause heat rate loss, poor unit performance, and increased plant outages. See as Marnie and Maya demonstrate that even relatively

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Southern Co. Gas-Fired Demonstration Validates 20% Hydrogen Fuel Blend

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 19:50:51 +0000

A demonstration project at Georgia Power’s 2.5-GW natural gas–fired Plant McDonough-Atkinson facility has validated a natural gas fuel blend with 20% hydrogen by volume on one of its six Mitsubishi Power advanced-class gas turbines. The test, one of the largest of its kind to date, provided an approximately 7% reduction in carbon emissions compared to […]

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GE Debuts First 7HA.03 Gas Turbines at 1.3-GW Plant in Florida

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2022 14:47:03 +0000

The first two GE 7HA.03 machines—the largest 60-Hz heavy-duty gas turbines in the world and the most efficient in GE’s fleet—are now operational at Florida Power & Light’s (FPL’s) newly inaugurated 1,260-MW Dania Beach Clean Energy Center (DBEC) in Broward County.  FPL officially declared the Dania Beach Clean Energy Center near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, commercially […]

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Hydrogen, Ammonia–Fired Gas Turbine Development Gets U.S. Government Fast-Track Boost

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 20 May 2022 16:31:15 +0000

The U.S. government has set out to fast-track technology development enabling hydrogen and ammonia combustion in power-generating gas turbines, furnishing six novel industry-led projects with a combined $24.9 million on May 19. Projects include development of hydrogen-ready combustion technologies for F-class retrofits, more efficient hydrogen and ammonia burners, and a potential demonstration of a rotating […]

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Siemens Energy Sells 100th H-Class Gas Turbine—Fleet Exceeds 2.5 Million Operating Hours

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 04 May 2022 11:54:52 +0000

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In late March, Siemens Energy announced separate agreements with Guangdong Energy Group Co. Ltd. and Shenzhen Energy Group Co. Ltd., in which the gas turbine giant will deliver a total of four SGT-8000H units for installation in power plants located in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in southern China. The deals mean Siemens Energy […]

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The POWER Interview: How Gas Power Can Reap Value from Digitalization

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 14:47:44 +0000

Digitalization is furnishing nearly every facet of the power industry with new insights that promise value for generating assets, including refining efficiencies and shaving down operating costs. But though myriad solutions have been introduced, adoption by some power sub-sectors has been cautious, mainly because the advantages of the industrial internet of things (IIOT) are not […]

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How Much Will Hydrogen-Based Power Cost?

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:00:37 +0000

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Costs associated with 40 hydrogen technologies used in 35 applications, including for heat and power, could tumble dramatically over the next decade as the scale-up of hydrogen production, distribution, and equipment and component manufacturing continues. For some applications, hydrogen could become competitive with other low-carbon alternatives, and even conventional options. Those are key findings from […]

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6 Takeaways from POWERGEN International 2019

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:51:54 +0000

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The POWERGEN International exhibition and summit—one of the world’s largest power-industry events with more than 750 exhibitors—was held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 19–21, 2019. POWER was there (Figure 1) to connect with leaders from the industry and report on the latest news from the show. Hot topics […]

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Siemens Delivers World’s First HL-Class Gas Turbine to North Carolina Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:57:52 +0000

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Siemens has delivered its first-ever HL-class gas turbine to Duke Energy’s Lincoln County Combustion Turbine generation station, located near Denver, North Carolina. The HL-class gas turbine was derived from proven Siemens H-class technology in what the company calls “an evolutionary development step.” The advanced air-cooled gas turbine is a next-generation design that uses a series […]

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