GE gas engine achieves more than 50% efficiency

 GE gas engine achieves more than 50% efficiency

Caption: Jenbacher J920 FleXtra gas engine

GE (NYSE: GE) Power & Water’s Distributed Power business said the company achieved more than 50 percent electrical efficiency on its gas engine platform.
 
GE achieved 50.1 percent efficiency on is 10-MW Jenbacher J920 FleXtra gas engine platform in a test environment in Austria. The engine is designed to enable high-power density for a lower investment cost. Two-stage turbocharging technology allows stable power output and efficiency at high ambient conditions. The engine features a five-minute start-up time and is scalable.



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