Kospo Met Increasing Market Demands with Existing Turbine Upgrade

General Electric (GE)

Kospo Met Increasing Market Demands with Existing Turbine Upgrade
Kospo Met Increasing Market Demands with Existing Turbine Upgrade
Kospo Met Increasing Market Demands with Existing Turbine Upgrade

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OVERVIEW
Kospo needed a way to provide a higher reserve margin. Given the rise in demand due to a positive economic environment, Kospo looked to upgrade their fleet of 7F gas turbines to provide additional capacity while controlling emissions.
KOSPO was established on April 2, 2001 in accordance with the Act on Promotion of Restructuring Plans in the Electricity Industry. In preparation of the rapidly changing external market conditions, KOSPO is vigorously striving to achieve higher profitability and management innovations.
Kospo upgraded two 7F gas turbines with the Advanced Gas Path (AGP) hardware upgrade and the OpFlex software solution.

Hardware Components
- Advanced Gas Path

Software Components
- OpFlex
Gas turbine data
M2M
Mature (technology has been on the market for > 5 years)
QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
Both Shin-Incheon and Busan locations are producing an additional 215 Megawatts of power - enough to energize 160,000 homes.
Shin-Incheon site had a 180 MW capacity increase and 4.3% efficiency improvement.
Busan site had a 35MW capacity increase and 2.6% efficiency improvement.

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