Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Power Augmentation: Evaporative Cooling vs. TIAC with Chillers

Did you know that it is common for electricity prices to increase with increasing temperatures? Power markets globally are suffering due to this state of affairs. Homesteads switch on their air conditioners to fight off the heat. Unfortunately, gas turbines are at their worst performance at high tem[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

How to improve turbine power output in Oil & Gas industry

Globally, natural gas fired power generation is growing tremendously. One of the major reasons behind this surge is modern gas turbine development, which has given natural gas a new appeal. Consequently, turbine power output has become an important component of power plants in this billion-dollar in[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Saudi Aramco increase power output in 21 % with TIAC

In climates with high ambient temperatures the power output and efficiency of gas turbines used by oil companies are both reduced. Lower inlet air temperatures significantly increase power production and improve efficiency during periods of warm weather, whether the gas turbines are used for electri[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbine Cooling Water System: 3 Lessons learned

When designing a Turbine Inlet Air Cooling (TIAC) systems many factors have to be taken into consideration in order to design an efficient system in terms of electrical and water consumption. Bad choices in terms of Turbine Cooling plant design might affect to the plant long term operation and conse[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Aeroderivative Gas Turbines: How to Reduce Power Loss

Gas turbines are without doubt very popular in the arena of power plants. Here you will find two main types: industrial and aeroderivative gas turbines . You have to appreciate that many turbines in the market take a long time to start, mainly because the heat must have enough time to penetrate the [..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas turbine air intake filtration system

When looking for power augmentation, turbine inlet air cooling is quickly becoming the best considered solution. TIAC allows energy output increase with no need to invest in new or more powerful gas turbines. Industrial TIAC solutions, such as the ones designed and manufactured by ARANER, are usuall[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbines Review: Siemens, GE, Ansaldo and Mitsubishi

No one can dispute the important role played by gas turbines in power plants today. They are the brain and heart of electricity production. Feed a gas turbine with natural gas or any other fuel and it will transform it to mechanical energy, which in turn generates electricity as depicted in the figu[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Turbine Inlet Temperature a technology to decrease

Did you know that increasing the inlet temperature of a gas turbine can decrease power loss by as much as 30 %? That is why turbine inlet temperature increase of a gas turbine is such a popular practice today. Even systems that initially did not have the cooling components are considering installing[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbine Theory: operation and power increase

Did you know that the gas turbine technology is the most popular for power generation? When you look back through history, it immediately becomes clear that the experimental stage of this technology was present as early as the 1900s. Although the first turbines were meant for airplanes, 1939 saw the[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbine Power Plants: TESTIAC solution

High ambient temperature has a degrading effect on the heat rate and power rating of a combustion turbine. This problem is compounded by the fact that peak power demand tends to coincide with hot ambient temperature periods. In line with this, ARANER has a way of overcoming this challenge in the nam[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling, Thermal Energy Storage

Thermal storage systems for TIAC solutions

Industrial gas turbines tend to work in high ambient temperatures, which can get even higher during on-peak power demand periods. This can be a big deal when aiming at power augmentation, especially in hot climate areas such as the Middle East. This is why Thermal Storage Systems are standing out as[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Cooling method for gas turbines in Remote Areas

Containerized turbines are a cost-effective, expedient way to install quality equipment. These turbines are ready to go on delivery, including all mechanical, electrical, and control components. These units are compact and easily serviced making them ideal for many applications, both temporary and p[..]
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