GE's HA Gas Turbine Technology Ordered for the Long Ridge Energy Project in Ohio
- GE will provide its record-setting HA gas turbine, the company’s most advanced and efficient technology, for a project in eastern Ohio
- GE has secured 30+ orders for the HA in North America alone, and the HA recently surpassed 250,000 operating hours from 30+ commercially operating units
ATLANTA; March 6, 2019 - GE Power (NYSE: GE) today announced that Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, a global company that owns and acquires high quality transportation equipment and infrastructure across aviation, energy and rail, has selected GE’s HA gas turbine technology for the Long Ridge Energy Generation LLC Project in Hannibal, Ohio.
GE’s 7HA.02 gas turbine, the world’s largest and most efficient heavy-duty gas turbine, will be the heart of the 485-MW power plant project. The order also includes one GE steam turbine and generator, one heat recovery generator (HRSG), and a multi-year services agreement.
“We are excited to work together with GE, and thanks to its HA technology the Long Ridge Energy Generation LLC Project will provide efficient and low-cost energy for Ohio,” said Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC’s CEO, Joe Adams. “The construction of the project will also provide new jobs in the greater Ohio community.”
The plant will produce electricity used for industrial applications, and will also be able to provide flexible, reliable electricity for consumers. Kiewit Power Constructors Co. will be responsible for the construction of the power plant project which is scheduled to begin immediately and to be completed by November 2021.
“We are proud of our collaboration with Fortress on the Long Ridge Energy Generation Project and are honored that the Fortress team selected GE as their technology partner. This combined-cycle plant featuring our HA gas turbine will offer Fortress enhanced flexibility and efficiency, while providing reliable electricity for industrial customers in the region.” said Dave Ross, President of Sales, North America for GE Power.
GE’s HA fleet of gas turbines has surpassed more than 250,000 operating hours and has secured more than 85 orders from 35+ customers across more than 16 countries. Recently, GE announced an award in Taiwan and an order in United Arab Emirates for its HA gas turbine.
GE’s HA technology has been recognized as the cornerstone for two “Top Gas Projects” from POWER Magazine and as a “Best Gas-Fired Project” by Power Engineering, set two world records for efficiency across the 50hz and 60hz segments, and continues to be the fastest growing fleet of gas turbines in the world.
Additional information about the financing of the Long Ridge Energy Project can be found here.
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