Advanced Technology Combined Cycles

Advanced Technology Combined Cycles By: R.W. Smith, P. Polukort, C.E. Maslak, C.M. Jones, B.D. Gardiner, GE Power Systems Schenectady, NY Introduction The General Electric H technology combined cycles represent the most advanced power generation systems available today. These combined-cycle power generation systems can achieve 60% net thermal efficiency burning natural gas. Their environmental impact per […]

Training Tops Tognums Agenda

Now in its 100th year, Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH had 101 new trainees start their most recent training program this month. “Qualified up-and-coming colleagues enable us to manufacture competitive and high-quality engines and power generation systems“, Matthias Jobmann, Head of HR pointed out when welcoming the young Tognum staff members in the Karl-Maybach-Haus, Plant […]


The Rostok test cell site, located in Kiel, Germany, consisted of a two-facility, 18-engine (130 MW) power plant built to exact specifications to match a plant being built simultaneously in the Middle East during 2008. The Rostok site was utilized to complete full load testing on the 7.5 MW Caterpillar 16CM32 engines, demonstrate fuel consumption […]