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New Taurus 65 From Solar

Posted on December 3, 2004

Solar Turbines Incorporated used the recent PowerGen International show to introduced a cold-end-drive, single-shaft Taurus 65 Industrial gas turbine generator set for cogeneration, combined-cycle and other industrial power generation applications. Solar said it developed the Taurus 65 to meet the power generation market requirements for a more efficient lower exhaust emissions and higher exhaust temperature product in the 6 MW size range. The Taurus 65 gas turbine generator set will be rated at 6 MWe for continuous duty at ISO conditions.

The first unit will be installed as a cold-end-drive generator set at Solar Turbines’ manufacturing facility in San Diego, California, U.S.A. Commissioning will start in the first quarter of 2005 to suppy power to the company’s manufacturing operations and the first production unit will be available for shipment in August 2005. A Dual fuel configuration will be available for shipment in March 2006.

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