Operational Flexibility Enhancements of Combined Cycle Power Plants

Operational Flexibility Enhancements of Combined Cycle Power Plants Dr. Norbert Henkel, Erich Schmid and Edwin Gobrecht Source: Siemens AG, Energy Sector 1 Abstract High operational flexibility – the ability of a power plant for fast start-up and to adjust load output fast and predictable to changing market requirements – is an essential prerequisite to ensure […]

ECO-FRIENDLY POWER — AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

After only 26 months of construction, Siemens Energy officially handed over the Bugok II Combined Cycle Power Plant to GS Electric Power and Services Co. Ltd. (GS EPS), Seoul, South Korea. Excellent global teamwork and a fruitful partnership with GS EPS, allowed the Bugok II Power Plant to be commissioned and put online approximately one […]

MEETING EUROPE’S STRICTEST EMISSIONS STANDARDS

On Jan. 1, 2009, the region of Lombardy in Italy will enact Europe’s strictest emissions standards for combined-cycle power plants. The new requirements will limit nitrogen oxide (NOx) and carbon monoxide (CO) emissions to 30 milligrams (mg) compared to present levels of 50 mg, for a reduction of 40%. To comply with the new restrictions, […]