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Conversion of a Heavy-Duty Industrial Gas Turbine to Combined Cycle

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D. W. Leffler

Power Systems Engineering, Inc., Houston, Texas

B. S. Roberts

Bahamas Electricity Corporation, Nassau, Bahamas

J. Eng. Power 105(4), 870-874 (Oct 01, 1983) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3227495 History: Received December 23, 1982; Online September 28, 2009

Abstract

This paper discusses the evaluation, design, and operation of a combined-cycle plant for Bahamas Electricity Corporation in Nassau, Bahamas. The plant was designed to provide maximum fuel efficiency, satisfactorily operate to 40 percent load, and includes provisions for heavy oil firing in the gas turbine. The system was started up July, 1982 and has been in successful operation since then.

Copyright © 1983 by ASME
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