GE’s turbogenerators are high performance, experienced, reliable machines. Our generators have successfully operated in more than 2,000 projects worldwide, providing different power output levels and cooling depending on customer needs. Our generators are designed to help lower plant investment and maintenance costs, while enhancing operations, and most importantly, improve efficiency.
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Technologies Bring Added Value
GE’s generators use efficient technologies and contain features that save customers both time and money.
Our technologies are based on many years of proven experience and continuous customer feedback, and are often shared among different product families. Here are three examples.
Stainless Steel Tubes
The cooling tubes in the stator winding of GE’s GIGATOP 2-pole generator are made of stainless steel, so they can’t corrode. Stainless steel additionally eliminates the risk of clogging leading to an unplanned forced outage. GE is the only manufacturer to offer this feature.
Self-Retightening End-Winding Support
GE’s generators have self-retightening end-winding support, which allows thermal expansion of the bars while simultaneously tightening the winding in radial and tangential directions.This system saves maintenance time, avoids forced outages, and increases plant availability on the grid.
The concave-convex wedges used in GE’s generators have a unique design that sustains pressure on the stator bars. This constant pressure prevents radial movements of the winding, avoiding a forced outage from insulation breakdown, while cutting maintenance hours and increasing plant availability.
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Whether you require a condensing steam generator or a simple steam generator, GE provides a variety of turbogenerators to meet your needs. Learn more about all of our steam-powered generators in our products tab.
Our steam turbogenerators are designed to meet all applicable standards, regulations, and grid codes in specific 50 Hz and 60 Hz countries. See below more details on each turbine generator and their benefits.