Sunday, February 22, 2015

Putting the world's largest and most powerful gas turbine to the test

Inside the 9HA Harriet gas turbine

One of the problems with building the world's largest and most powerful gas turbine is that you need to build a test bed to match. Having invested US$1 billion in its 500,000 bhp 9HA Harriet gas turbine, GE had to fork over another US$185 million to build a full-load test bed at GE Power & Water in Greenville, South Carolina that can handle the grid-busting output of Harriet... Continue Reading Putting the world's largest and most powerful gas turbine to the test

Section: Good Thinking

Tags: Engine, GE, Testing, Turbine

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