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Advanced Class Gas Turbines

As coal power plants are retired to reduce our carbon footprint, natural gas has become an important energy source. To meet demand for gas-fueled power, and supply the world with sustainable, less carbon-intensive energy, the right solutions are needed. Luckily, advanced class gas turbines (ACGTs) are filling this need.

Mitsubishi Power is leading this change in power generation with the M501JAC, an enhanced J-Series air-cooled gas turbine. This solution offers an unmatched combination of improved efficiency, proven reliability and lower-cost electricity that sets a new standard for the industry.

In a combined cycle one-on-one configuration, the JAC produces 614 MW of power at a record-setting efficiency level exceeding 64 percent. Before its release, the JAC underwent more than 11,000 hours of commercial operation, also setting a record with an impressive reliability of 99.5%.

The JAC incorporates more than 40 years of proven turbine design. It features an enhanced air-cooled combustor and advanced thermal barrier coating on the turbine blades. This gas turbine provides low levels of NOx, CO2, UHC and VOC emissions. Replacing older coal-fired turbine technology with the new JAC can cut CO2 emissions by nearly 70 percent.

The JAC joins Mitsubishi Power’s J-Series fleet, which has exceeded 1,000,000 hours of documented commercial operation at 99.6 percent reliability. No other gas turbine on the market matches the J-Series’ performance. One-hundred J-Series turbines have been technically selected, and 45 are in commercial operation. Their improved fuel efficiency and advanced combustion systems reduce carbon emissions. They also produce a large amount of power for their footprint, offering cheaper project costs and low electricity rates for consumers. These benefits equip power generators with the solutions they need for the future of power generation.

With Mitsubishi Power partnership, you can diversify your energy portfolio without sacrificing power reliability — eventually producing electricity with zero carbon dioxide emissions. We provide customers with technology that has been rigorously tested, verified and delivered on time. Our technology goes through a thorough long-term validation process at our T-Point 2 facility in Japan before it goes to market to our customers. And with more than 3.5 million hours of high-hydrogen operating experience, accumulated over 4 decades across 29 facilities, Mitsubishi Power is uniquely positioned to help you adapt your existing power plant systems.

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