What are the advantages of gas turbine power plant?

Subject : Power Plant Engineering

Topic: Chap 4- Combined Cycles

Difficulty: Medium

1 Answer
  1. They are small in size, weigh less and have low initial cost per unit output.
  2. They are easy to install within short periods.
  3. They are quick-starting and smooth running.
  4. They offer flexibility by supplying electricity for power generation as well as by supplying compressed air for process needs.
  5. They are capable of using a range of liquid and gaseous fuels including synthetic fuels.
  6. They are subjected (put) to fewer environmental restrictions than other prime movers.
  7. Water consumption is less compared to steam power plant.
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