Turbo Blast - Week 2, 2023


Greetings. This is Online Editor Tim Lukac reporting the Turbomachinery International News Blast for the week of January 7th, 2023.

Snam and Baker Hughes completed a series of hydrogen fuel to power gas turbine tests at a natural gas compression station in Florence. They aim to verify the metallurgical reaction and required maintenance of turbines using hydrogen.

GE utilized catalytic reduction tech at a Department of Water Resources plant in California to reduce NOX and Carbon emissions by over 90%. Four TM2500 aeroderivative gas turbines generating up to 136 MW had the selective catalytic reduction system installed.

Mitsubishi is refurbishing an oil & gas fired plant in Iraq. The Hartha Thermal Power Station’s gas and oil-fired boilers along with steam turbines will be replaced. The job is expected to restore the plant to its original 200 MW output.

This has been your weekly Turbomachinery International News Blast with Online Editor Tim Lukac. For more on these stories, visit the blog at turbomachinerymag.com. Thanks for listening

Stories Referenced:

Hydrogen Trial for Gas Compression Station: turbomachinerymag.com/view/hydrogen-trial-compression-station

Mitsubishi Iraq Plant Refurbishment: turbomachinerymag.com/view/ge-mobile-gt-emissions

GE Mobile GT Emissions: turbomachinerymag.com/view/mitsubishi-iraq