Fast Cycling Capability for New Plants and Upgrade Opportunities

Fast Cycling Capability for New Plants and Upgrade Opportunities H. Emberger, E. Schmid, E. Gobrecht, Siemens Power Generation (PG), Germany (Source: Siemens Energy) 1 Introduction Increasing demand for electricity, replacement of ageing plants and ongoing liberalization characterize the Asian power market. The customer focus is the optimization of life-cycle-cost (LCC) driven by features like High […]

FIRST COMMERCIAL APPLICATION OF THE M701G2 GAS TURBINE

The Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s (TEPCO) Kawasaki Combined Cycle Thermal Power Station is one of the most advanced 50 Hz combined-cycle plants in operation, with demonstrated 59.1% combined-cycle efficiency. This combined-cycle thermal power station will eventually replace an existing 1050 MW six-unit conventional power station that has supplied power to the Tokyo metropolitan area for […]