FPL using new Siemens gas turbine

14 June 2010-- Florida Power & Light will be one of the first U.S. companies to begin using Siemens’ new H-Class gas turbine beginning in 2013. At least six turbines will be used in combined-cycle power plants owned by FP&L.

Siemens said the turbine uses less natural gas and emit fewer carbon dioxide emissions while generating the same amount of power. The turbines can go from standby to startup in five minutes and reach full power operation in 15 minutes.

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