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Benefits of the GE LM 2500 Aeroderivative Gas Turbine

In the oil and gas industry, you will find the GE LM 2500 Aeroderivative Gas Turbine family at work in many different operating applications. These turbines have an output of between 22 MW and 33 MW of power when operating in simply cycle. This product comes from a family that includes LM2500+G4, LM2500+ and LM2500. GE has sold more than 2,100 units from this product family with a combined operating experience of over seventy-five million hours. In the last 40 years, this product has been among GE’s top sellers in the aeroderivative gas turbine class. It is reputed as a very reliable turbine generator and is ideal for both offshore and onshore mechanical drive, combined cycle application, cogeneration, in-plan power generation and pipeline.

GE LM 2500 Aeroderivative Gas Turbine

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The LM2500 is evolving and continues to add value to clients. It has the following benefits:

  • It is compact and lightweight
  • Installation is quick and easy
  • Maintenance is easy as well
  • The design is robust and availability is over 98%
  • This turbine starts in under 10 minutes making it ideal for environments that are highly cyclic
  • Can use distillate gas or natural gas
  • Able to accommodate coke oven gas, LNG, naptha, ethanol and propane
  • NOx is reduced to below 15 ppm using the DLE combustor. You can even order it with an optional water injection or steam component in order to control NOx emissions.

If you opt for the LM2500+, you can look forward to enjoying proven reliability, another compression stage that gives you 8 MW in addition to what you get with the regular simply cycle output, an additional blade disk in the first stage to increase ruggedness, augmented fit for CHP applications, pipeline and peaking power.

The LM2500+G4 has the very highest level of efficiency in this family of turbines. The first stage has been modified to increase pressure ratio and air flow. The materials and design of the turbine and compressor have also been improved, enhancing performance.

The GE LM 2500 Aeroderivative Gas Turbine is flexible, efficient and reliable, which gives a feeling of certainty when other things seem so uncertain. This turbine will deliver operational performance and flexibility that is needed to ensure that your company adapts itself to the ever changing needs of the power generation environment. This family of turbines has products that promise an output that starts from 22 MW and goes as high as 519 MW. They are ideal for communities, industrial operator and power generators and they work even in conditions that are considered harsh in remote locations. If you have any question about The GE LM 2500 Aeroderivative Gas Turbine feel free to contact us.