Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

CCGT Power Plant: the combined cycle

People keep inquiring about CCGT (Combined Cycle Gas Turbine) and OCGT (Open Cycle Gas Turbine) systems, cause of the popularity of natural gas for power generation. But as with all products, each of these systems has its pros and cons. The OCGT has a rather straightforward operation that starts wit[..]
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District Energy

District heating and cooling: advantages of an efficient system

District heating and cooling has quickly become one of the most prominent alternatives when it comes to efficiently managing energy production and distribution.
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Turbine Efficiency Formula: gas turbine calculations

Power generation is largely still based on natural gas. The gas turbine technology has lately been rushing towards harnessing natural gas power more efficiently.  As a result, many users are now talking about efficiency of the gas turbine. On the other side, major turbine manufacturers are competing[..]
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District Cooling, Thermal Energy Storage

Cutting-edge double crown TES diffusers for high-demand District Cooling applications

Thermal Energy Storage (TES) systems are accumulators that store the excess of cooling production during periods of low demand to be used in peak periods with high thermal energy needs.  When no TES is installed, the thermal energy produced by the plant has to be adapted to the energy demand fluctua[..]
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District Cooling, Data Center

Data Center Redundancy

As a huge number of companies are relying on Data Centers as part of their business and digital information, the Data Center infrastructure provider must assure a certain level of security and guarantee in terms of redundancy. Keep reading and discover all the information about data center redundanc[..]
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District Heating

Best heating sources for a district heating system

Picking the right heating sources for a district heating project is often decisive on that system’s efficiency in terms of economic and environmental impact.  To begin with, a district heating system approach stands out as a more sustainable and cost-efficient option, helping optimize urban heating [..]
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District Heating, District Cooling

Benefits of implementing a district energy system in your project

The district energy system is quickly becoming one of the most popular heating and cooling alternatives in urban areas due its economic and environmental advantages.  While employing a district energy plant that distributes heating to wider areas is not a new idea, these structures are currently bec[..]
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District Heating, District Cooling, Refrigeration

How do absorption chillers work?

The original design of an absorption chiller is credited to the likes of Ferdinand Carré, Carl Munters and Baltzar Von Platen, renowned scientists who did their works between the 1850s and 1920s. While the products were first produced commercially in 1923, it was only in the 60s that serious product[..]
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District Cooling

Industrial application of refrigeration: District Cooling&Data Centers

Industrial refrigeration isn’t air conditioning—it goes beyond that, both in scale and in the little details. Industrial refrigeration can be defined as the equipment and accessories projected to remove heat from large-scale processes or materials, lowering the temperature to a desired value. Depend[..]
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District Cooling

Difference Between Air Cooled and Water Cooled Chiller System

Many regions in the world are grappling with water scarcity. Numerous efforts to desalinate and trade in water are evidence of the magnitude of the problem. The World Bank puts the number of people living with absolute water scarcity at 2bn, a number that could hit the 4.6bn mark within the next 65 [..]
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Refrigeration

Pressure Test: Hydrostatic and Pneumatic Test Requirements

Pressure tests are a non-destructive way to guarantee the integrity of equipment such as pressure vessels, pipelines, plumbing lines, gas cylinders, boilers and fuel tanks. It is required by the piping codes to confirm that a piping system is able to bear its rated pressure and it has no leaks. Pres[..]
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District Heating

District heating energy systems: all about the heating process

District heating is set to play a key role in the pursuit of decarbonised cities and more efficient heating systems. 
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