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Can the adoption of new technologies such as Plasma Systems help utilities reduce operational cost?..YES!
GE’s new Plasma Ignition System reduces overall operating costs by improving low load operation and eliminating dependence on support fuels
Achieves 90% versus 75% efficiency when compared to conventional systems widely found in the global market.
Longer electrode life > 1000 hours
The steam power industry has never been more demanding. Operating budgets are under constant pressure creating the need for utilities to continually review OPEX cost, improvement measures, increase efficiency and productivity. GE is constantly innovating to help customers across the spectrum, from best in class upgrades and retrofits, to core operations and maintenance across more than 90 OEM & oOEM brands.
Load variability is becoming an everyday reality for many utilities. Economic challenges such as the cost of fuel are forcing operators of coal fired power plants to operate their units at lower loads more frequently and for extended periods. With these ever-increasing pressures, reducing the use of costly support fuels that are required for start-up and low load flame stability has become even more important. Utilities require new technology to support these new operating models.
Join GE Steam Power at Africa Utility Week from the 14-15 May and find out how technology advances in Plasma systems, adoption of digital technologies as well as boiler optimisation strategies are enabling coal fired power plants to address such needs resulting in reduced OPEX and improved operation efficiencies.
Visit our stand #D14
About GE Steam Power:
GE Steam Power is an industry leader in cleaner power generation, supporting customers with everything from full turnkey plants to individual components, upgrades, and core operations and maintenance services for their coal and nuclear power plants. As today’s #1 steam franchise with more than 30% of the world’s steam turbine capacity, 50% of the world's steam turbines for nuclear power plants and 30% of the world’s boilers, GE Steam Power is delivering solutions that ensure a productive future for power plants all over the world. For more information please visit https://www.ge.com/power/steam and follow GE Power on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
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