This upgrade replaces your existing LM5000 gas turbine with a newer model LM6000 that has higher simple cycle output and efficiency.  For 60 Hz operation, the LM6000 is an economically attractive replacement to the LM5000. 


  • Efficiency
  • Availability
  • Reliability
  • Output

What Can Upgrading Do For You?

  • Greater reliability/availability
  • Improved heat rate, up to 5%
  • Higher power output, up to 3 MW additional power
  • Improved global support structure

How We Get You There

GE offers a packaage retrofit program to replace the LM5000 gas turbine with a new LM6000-PC (hot end drive) within the existing package. 


  • Convert any LM5000 to a LM6000 engine, either by exchaning the existing engine or modifying  selected components
  • Conversion kit designed to maintain same engine and package footprint

Applicable Turbine Models

  • LM5000