Steam Power Plant Services
The steam power industry has never been more demanding. Operating budgets are tighter and the need for flexibility is more critical than ever. These changes make it even more imperative to have steam power plant services with capabilities and flexibility to match.
As today’s #1 steam franchise, GE is able to help our customers with everything from best-in-class upgrades and retrofits, to core operations and maintenance across more than 90 OEM brands. Every day, we have more than 6,000 field service employee , delivering solutions that help secure a productive future for coal and nuclear power plants all over the world.
And when it comes to our customers’ most pressing questions, our answer is YES. It’s a small but meaningful word that helps keep the power on for everyone, everywhere. At GE, we are transforming the future of steam power through our services, creating extraordinary outcomes for tomorrow and beyond. This is the Power of Yes.
Can GE help reduce my steam plant’s operating costs?
YES. We have a proven track record of executing on schedule and on budget for our customers. Our proactive outage planning based on fleet history allows us to focus maintenance spend where it’s most needed. We have a proven track record of executing on schedule and on budget for our customers through our steam power plant services.
Can GE improve the efficiency of my power plant?
YES. Applying GE’s full suite of upgrade solutions to the world’s existing fleet could improve the average efficiency of coal plants from 34% to 38%. That four-point improvement is the equivalent of removing all the CO2 emissions from Germany. And every point of efficiency gained means around 3% less coal is needed for the same output, adding up to 5 million dollars per year in additional value for a typical 1,000MW power plant.
Can GE lower my plant’s emissions to meet the strictest environmental requirements?
YES. Our industry-leading air quality control systems are ensuring that customers around the world meet today’s most stringent environmental standards. We can remove up to 99% of local pollutants from the air, including SOx, NOx, and particulate matter.
Can GE respond quickly to my emergency needs?
YES. From our local service teams that know your plant, a 24x7 engineering team supporting both GE and non-GE equipment, and a global parts, repairs, and supply chain team ready to respond to emergency needs – we’ve got you covered.
Can GE help me run my nuclear plant safely and economically over the it’s lifetime?
YES. With 50 percent of the installed base of nuclear steam turbines, at GE we’re partnering with our customers to optimize the performance of their assets not just for the next refuel cycle, but for the lifecycle of the plant on both GE and non-GE turbine generator equipment.