Power Generation

Generating Power Cleanly and Efficiently

The global emphasis on reducing carbon emissions is having profound effects on the power sector. Coupled with the shale revolution, natural gas use for power generation has seen a remarkable expansion, along with wind and solar. Growing power demands will require the expanded use of fossil and renewable resources.

GTI is developing advanced power cycles, carbon capture solutions, and polygeneration applications to maintain a diverse mix of options for large-scale power generation around the world.

GTI also continues its work on distributed, on-site generation in combined heat and power applications. ​Researchers focus on technologies that help industrial and commercial facilities meet stringent emissions standards. We are working especially closely with the U.S. Department of Energy, California Energy Commission and local utilities on the development and demonstration of new solutions for the industrial and onsite power sectors.

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Revolutionizing future power generation

Supercritical Transformational Electric Power Demonstration (STEP Demo) Site Visit Oct 21

RSVP deadline for site visit extended until Oct 14! Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the newly constructed 22,000 sq-ft building and see how things are coming together as part of the Experience POWER conference.

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Power Generation Key Initiatives

Delivering high-impact, value-added research and technical services

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Advancing R-GAS™ Entrained Flow Coal Gasification technology to lower costs and minimize environmental impacts in China

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Increasing Power Plant Efficiency with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (sCO2) Power Cycles

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Oxy-Fired Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion (Oxy-PFBC) Technology to Develop Smaller Power Plants with Reduced Emissions

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Cost-Competitive Hydrogen Generation with Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture

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Carbon Capture for Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Power


Producing a Drop-In Gasoline Product or Flexible On-site Power with a Partial Oxidation Gas Turbine (POGT)

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Small Footprint Dry Solids Pump for Low-Cost Power from Gasification

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Direct Contact Steam Generator (DCSG) for Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Produced Water

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Simultaneously Generating Electricity and Storable Heat with a Hybrid Solar Energy System

Distributed Generation Key Initiatives

Delivering high-impact, value-added research and technical services

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Monitoring and Evaluating Technologies Related to Distributed Generation (DG) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

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Creating an Integrated Energy Systems Laboratory for RD&D to Enable Connected Energy Systems

Micro CHP Lochinvar Equipment

Improving Technology, Proving Feasibility, and Reducing Costs of Micro-CHP

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Delivering Quantitative Data to Support Natural Gas Standby and Emergency Generators

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Real-Time Monitoring of Fuel Properties for Power Generation Engines and Turbines

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Developing Compact Equipment to Provide High-Efficiency, Industrial-Scale Ultra-Clean Power and Steam

Success Stories

Creating Combined Heat and Power from Biomass Gasification in Skive, Denmark

Andritz continued development of the GTI gasification process for biomass applications and has a commercial project in…

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Cleaning and Conditioning Biogas for Use in Clean Power

The Gills Onion Advanced Energy Recovery System project was presented with the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership…

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Commercialized Products

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