Good news, bad news for gas

Greenfield, Philip
May 1997
Professional Engineering;05/28/97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p14
Trade Publication
Discusses the implications of the uptake of gas-fired power stations in the Great Britain for gas turbine makers. Popularity of the process called combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) technology; Electrical efficiency of a CCGT plant; Environmental credentials; Power firms' search for more efficient plants; Large overcapacity among gas turbine manufacturer; Leveling off popularity of gas in small power plant.


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