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A dual-fuel nozzle for conversion of a 15MW Westinghouse 191 (W191) gas turbine to burn low-BTU coal-derived synthetic gas for a proof-of-concept demonstration of a gasifier at Dow Chemical Company's facility in Plaquemine, Louisiana. Dow claimed…

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The Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) combustor, designed for future synthetic gas use. When the new W501D5 was introduced in 1980, the combustor basket design showed evidence of what was learned under the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) test program.…

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A synthetic gas and standard fuel nozzle for the Westinghouse 501B (W501B) gas turbine. The newer low-BTU gas nozzle, shown on the left, is substantially different from the older nozzle, shown on the right. The low-heating value fuel test gas had…

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The synthetic fuel supply at Westinghouse Electric's gas turbine laboratory in Lester, Pennsylvania, in 1971. In 1970, Westinghouse obtained a contract under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and, later, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE),…

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A chart showing 45 years of the gas turbine market in the United States. The chart begins with the Great Northeast Blackout of 1965, which accelerated the growth of electric utility market for gas turbines in the United States. Later events, most…

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The first Westinghouse 501G (W501G) gas turbine being shipped from Hamilton Works in Hamilton, Canada, around October of 1998. This photograph was taken just after Siemens acquired the Westinghouse Electric Corporation's Power Generation Business…

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The 250MW-class Westinghouse 501G (W501G) gas turbine was introduced in 1994 as the largest and most efficient (38.5% LHV) 60Hz gas turbine in the world. The W501G also had an introductory combined-cycle efficiency of 58 percent.Originally called the…

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Dow Chemical Company's Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) gas turbines in Plaquemine, Louisiana. In 1987, two W501D5 gas turbines at this plant operated on synthetic gas from coal as part of the largest integrated gasification combined-cycle plant in the…

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Capital Cogeneration's 450MW Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) gas turbines in Pasadena, Texas. This power plant was built by H. B. Zachry Company from 1983 to 1984 as is considered the first Westinghouse PURPA plant (named in reference to the Public…

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Nine Westinghouse 501D (W501D) gas turbines, rated at 95.5MW, as the Shedgum Gas Plant in Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. These W501Ds were installed from 1978 to 1981. The Saudi market for large 60Hz gas turbines was key to Westinghouse business during…

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A simplified power cycle diagram depicting the concept in which two Westinghouse 501 (W501) gas turbines exhaust into individual heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) and produce steam for a 100 MW steam turbine. In 1970, Westinghouse introduced the…

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Several barge-mounted units using both Westinghouse 251B9 (W251B9) and Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) EconoPac gas turbines, which were built at Sabah Shipyards, Malaysia. Several barge-mounted units using both Westinghouse 251B10 (W251B10) and W501D5…

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Several barge-mounted units using both Westinghouse 251B9 (W251B9) and Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) EconoPac gas turbines, which were built at Sabah Shipyards, Malaysia. Several barge-mounted units using both Westinghouse 251B10 (W251B10) and W501D5…

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The installation of the Westinghouse 501F (W501F) 166MW-EconoPac gas turbine unit in Barranquilla, Colombia, around 1997. Originally called the Westinghouse Electric Company, George Westinghouse (1846-1914) founded his manufacturing company in…

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The installation of two Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) 100 MW-class gas turbine units at Electroperú's La Ventanilla Thermal Power Station near Callao, Peru, which was installed from 1993 to 1995. Originally called the Westinghouse Electric Company,…

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The installation of the Westinghouse 251 (W251) EconoPac gas turbine units at Comisión Federal de Electricidad's (CFE) generation station in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, which began operations in 1980. Originally called the Westinghouse Electric Company,…

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The installation of three of the Westinghouse 501B (W501B) EconoPac gas turbine units at Nevada Power Company's Clark Generating Station in Las Vegas, Nevada, which began operations in 1979. These units were later converted to combined-cycle…

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The installation of four of the Westinghouse 501AA (W501AA) EconoPac gas turbine units at Baltimore Gas and Electric Company's ​​​​​​​Perryman Generating Station in Aberdeen, Maryland, which began operations in 1972. Originally called…

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A model of Westinghouse 501D5 (W501D5) EconoPac-packaged simple-cycle power plant around 1983. This diagram illustrates the arrangements of all major components and subsystems. A full gas turbine power plant arrives at site as a set of prepackaged…

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Three Westinghouse 251B9 (W251B9) gas turbines were sold to Rolls Royce for the Godavari Power Project. in Kakinada, India. This photograph shows delivery of one of the gas turbines to the site by elephant-escorted transport.Originally called the…

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A diagram of the W251B10 50MW-class gas turbine. From circa 1985 through 1998, the Westinghouse 251B10 (W251B10) gas turbine was manufactured at Westinghouse Electric's facility in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The Westinghouse 251 (W251) gas turbine…

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A chart showing the growth (power rating vs. combined cycle efficiency) of the advanced Westinghouse 501F (W501F) gas turbine from its introductory rating of 150MW in 1988 to 181MW in 1998, at the time of that Siemens acquired Westinghouse's gas…

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The development of the advanced Westinghouse 501F (W501F) gas turbine began in 1987 as a joint engineering program with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, a long-time licensee of Westinghouse. The introductory rating of the 501F was 150MW. The first four…

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A Westinghouse 501D (W501D) gas turbine in Pensacola, Florida, around 1988. Westinghouse Electric began to assemble large gas turbines at its plant in Pensacola, Florida, which was originally built to manufacture components for nuclear power plants.…

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Westinghouse Electric's 100 MW-class Westinghouse 501D (W501D) gas turbine, which was the first to operate at 2000F rotor inlet temperature in 1975. This design included a generator drive feature, original with Westinghouse and later adopted by…

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A drawing of the internal design and construction of Westinghouse Electric's 100 MW-class Westinghouse 501D (W501D) gas turbine, which was the first to operate at 2000F rotor inlet temperature in 1975. This design included a generator drive feature,…

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The Westinghouse 501AA (W501AA) gas turbine, rated at 58MW, was introduced in 1971. The turbine is shown here on railcar at Westinghouse Electric facility in Lester, Pennsylvania, with executives of the Gas Turbine Department's Small Steam and Gas…

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The W501A, rated at 37MW, was introduced by Westinghouse Electric in 1968 as a direct successor to the W301. The first W501A was installed at Dow Chemical Company's plant Freeport, Texas.Originally called the Westinghouse Electric Company, George…

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A table showing the evolution of the W501 gas turbine. Following the introduction of the W501A in 1967-1968, Westinghouse Electric Corporation's technology evolved as turbine inlet temperatures increased by means of improved internal cooling and…

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The 300MW Salt Grass plant, designed and built by Power Systems Engineering, later known as Destec Engineering, comprised four separate single-shaft combined cycle units. The gas turbines, steam turbines (4x25MW units) and generators were on the same…

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The 300MW Salt Grass combined-cycle plant using 4xW501 gas turbines (1xW501A, 3xW501AA). The plant was built as a dedicated power supply for Dow Chemical Company’s chemical plant operations in Freeport, Texas. The plant was designed, built, and…

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A diagram of the W201 U.S. Steel blast furnace gas turbine. The unique application of a modified version of Westinghouse Electric Corporation's W201 (rated at 20,000) was installed at South Works, a U.S. Steel manufacturing plant in Chicago,…

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A gas turbine-driven locomotive. By 1948, the Westinghouse Electric Corporation also built an experimental 4000 hp gas turbine-driven locomotive with the Baldwin Company of Chester, Pennsylvania, that used two of W21 gas turbine units. Initial…

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In 1980, Westinghouse Electric introduced a redesigned and uprated model W501D combustion (gas) turbine nominally rated at 100MW. This document is a reprint of an article published in the International Power Generation magazine in the United Kingdom…

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This photograph shows the installation of the first Westinghouse 40MW model W501A gas turbine, located at the Dow Chemical Company's on-site power generation facilities in Freeport, Texas. Dow was a major customer of Westinghouse gas turbine…