Jiangsu Yonggang Group (YG Group) will be installing four of General Electric Company’s (GE - Free Report) Jenbacher cogeneration systems to provide cleaner energy to its steel mill facilities. The cogeneration systems will be fueled with blast furnace gas (BFG).
The Yonggang power plant in China is expected to be the first commercial gas engine cogeneration plant in the world to use BFG. The YG group produces 5 million of steel per year and by installing GE’s Jenbacher gas engines, it is expected to reduce 63,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually at the mills.. Banking on the improved flexibility, reliability and efficiency of GE’s gas engines, the combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the YG Group steel mill is expected to offer a total efficiency of up to 83.5% at reduced energy costs.
GE’s Jenbacher gas engines are an advanced and reliable addition to its product line and aims to achieve maximum efficiency with low emissions. This innovative technology addresses the increasing demand for high-efficiency gas engine solutions and aims to meet the development needs of the YG Group.
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