GE's aeroderivative gas turbine reaches milestone

GE aeroderivative natural gas-fired turbine 20 years LM6000

GE (NYSE: GE) is celebrating 20 years of its LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbine.

The LM6000 was based on GE’s CF6-80C2 aircraft engine, and GE has shipped more than 1,000 units globally. The turbine is designed to offer 40 to 50 MW more of power with up to 42 percent efficiency and 99 percent reliability with fast-ramp rates.

GE introduced the latest offerings in the LM6000 product line, including the FlexAero LM6000-PG in 2008 and the FlexAero LM6000-PH in 2011.

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