Thursday, 10 May 2018

Lahmeier-optimized turbines in Pakistan reach record efficiency

The Haveli CCGT operates at 62.4% efficiency The Haveli CCGT operates at 62.4% efficiency

Engineers of Lahmeyer, part of Tractebel, have analysed and efficiency-optimized the 9HA.01 turbines installed at a new combined-cycle power plant that went into operation at Haveli Bahadur Shah, Pakistan, on April 30, 2018. Gas turbine optimization allowed the plant to reach a world record net efficiency rate of 62.4 %. Main challenges for implementing the project in Pakistan’s Punjab province were the high fuel prices of imported LNG as well as the short implementation period of the project.

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