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Operating Experience of the First Solar® Taurus 70S Mechanical Drive Installation PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
A. James Hoshizaki

NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada

Paper No. 97-GT-354, pp. V004T15A030; 11 pages
doi:10.1115/97-GT-354
From:
  • ASME 1997 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exhibition
  • Volume 4: Manufacturing Materials and Metallurgy; Ceramics; Structures and Dynamics; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Education; IGTI Scholar Award
  • Orlando, Florida, USA, June 2–5, 1997
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7871-2
  • Copyright © 1997 by ASME

abstract

In October 1995, NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) commissioned the first mechanical drive application of Solar Turbines’ Taurus™ 70S gas turbine. The unit was installed as a part of a turbine/compressor package at a compressor station on NGTL’s natural gas pipeline system. As this first installation was a part of a development test program by Solar Turbines, field evaluation was conducted subsequent to the original commissioning and related testing. This paper presents NGTL’s experiences in commissioning, startup and operation. Field performance test results for the gas turbine are presented and focus on output power, thermal efficiency and exhaust emissions. Some of the findings and observations from the field evaluation tests performed by Solar are also discussed. In addition, a description of the facility in which the turbine/compressor package is installed is provided.

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