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Taurus 60 Gas Turbine – Horsepower Upgrade

Up-rate from Centaur® 40-T4701DLN to Taurus 60-T7901DLN with Control System Upgrade, Service Agreement, and Remote Monitoring System

Goals
  • Reduce Maintenance Spend
  • Reduce Forced Outage Rate
  • Increase Power Output
  • Life Extension
Sectors
  • Industrial
Asset
  • Gas turbines
Location
California, USA
Taurus<sup>™</sup> 60 Gas Turbine – Horsepower Upgrade

Challenge

  • Replacing the existing Centaur® 40 gas turbine with the larger Taurus 60 engine also required compatibility with the existing electrical installation and equipment
  • Required to execute within a seven (7) day outage period
  • Maintenance, repair and upgrade of OEM equipment

Strategy

  • Mobilize engineers to perform all mechanical and electrical adaptations
  • Implement a remote turbine monitoring system

Solution

  • Installation, testing, commissioning and hand-over completed within six (6) days
  • Term Service Agreement to increase reliability and efficiency
  • Installation of Burner Acoustics Monitoring Systems

Key Results

  • Rated power increased by 57%, from 2800 kW to 3200 kW
  • 100% self sufficient power generation
  • Improvements to availability and reliability of engines

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