Turbine Inlet Air Cooling, Thermal Energy Storage

Turbine efficiency in thermal power plant

As the Power Generation Industry strives for providing cleaner, and increasingly robust energy, achieving turbine efficiency in thermal power plants can make a significant difference in such a competitive, demanding market.
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

What makes combined cycle power plants so efficient?

A recent report by Black & Veatch shows that in the next one decade, the number of projects involving combined cycle technology will increase by a massive 3.1 %. There is only one reason for this projection: the high efficiency of combined cycle power plants. In this post, we will try to deciphe[..]
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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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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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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas turbine pollution an environmentally friendly solution

Nowadays we are transitioning from fossil fuels into a greener future, but there’s a long way to go until we reach the dominance of renewable energies. There is a smooth transition that is taking place right now, so we will need to focus our efforts on making the power generation as greener as possi[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

What is TIAC? Six little-known facts about it

If there is something that we have been able to demonstrate during all these years of vast experience, it is that the TIAC solution is a cost-effective optimized solution.
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Adaptability of the modular cooling plants

The need for a cooling plant is unquestionable on this times, there are some considerations at the time of sizing the plot for a cooling plant, particularly speaking about two scenarios:
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Turbine inlet air cooling: Problems with water Condensation

Every operator has the big role of promoting optimum efficiency of gas turbines and facing water condensation in TIAC. Given the economic upheavals of recent times, any technology or solution that generates profits through increased profitability worth a try.  When gas turbines run efficiently, they[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Power Recovery in Summer Periods: Power Plants during Warmer Days

The last two centuries have seen global energy demand increase significantly, spurred by the industrial and transportation sectors. We are now in the middle of the energy crisis as nonrenewable energy resources near exhaustion. The specific causes of this crisis are a ballooning population, energy o[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbine Degradation in a Turbine Cooling System

Awareness of the environmental effects of industrial growth has intensified strive towards reduced carbon dioxide emissions. Indeed, modern society is increasingly concerned about energy efficiency because this aspect is linked to environmental degradation. Discussions about industrial energy often [..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Heat Rate of Power Plant

The global coal-fired power capacity has grown significantly since 2000 to about 2,045 Gigawatts (GW) currently. Despite this progress, the last couple of years has seen several plants retire in the US and Europe. One fact remains though: coal fired power plant technology is not going anywhere. Perh[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

TESTIAC configuration reduces operating and maintenance costs

The International Gas Union holds the World Gas Conference every three years, with the last event having happened in June 2018 in Washington, D.C. As the 2021 function in Daegu, South Korea nears, the issue of greenhouse gas emissions and energy efficiency is still the elephant in the room. Ask anyo[..]
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