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Combined cycle power plant

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How A Combined Cycle Power Plant Works | Gas Power Generation | GE Power

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Journey to the heart of Energy - How a combined cycle gas turbine power plant works

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Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT)

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In electric power generation a combined cycle power plant is an assembly of heat engines that work in tandem from the same source of heat, converting it into mechanical energy to drive electrical generators. The principle is that after completing its cycle, the temperature of the working fluid in the system is still high enough that a second subsequent heat engine extracts energy from the heat that the first engine produced. By generating electricity from multiple streams of work, the overall net efficiency of the system may be increased by 50–60%. That is, from an overall efficiency of say 34%, to possibly an overall efficiency of 62%, 84% of theoretical efficiency
  • Historical cycles 

  • Basic combined cycle 

  • Design principles 

  • Fuel for combined cycle power plants 

  • Efficiency of CCGT plants 

  • Natural gas integrated power and syngas (hydrogen) generation cycle 

  • Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) 

  • Integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) 

  • Bottoming cycles