Rolls-Royce has announced its first orders from electric utilities in the
Braintree Electric Light Department in
The Belgian electricity utility, SPE, has selected two
SPE will use its Trent 60 Dry Low Emissions (DLE) engines at its Ham power station, near
At site conditions each gas turbine has a power rating of 51MW but this will increase by over 11 per cent when both engines are upgraded at a later date with a new Rolls-Royce engineering development, Inlet Spray Intercooling (ISI). According to Rolls-Royce, the boost in performance will benefit SPE by allowing it to increase the power produced from the units in hot weather with a nominal increase in cost.