LM6000 Hybrid EGT™

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LM6000 Hybrid EGT™

The world's first battery storage & gas turbine hybrid.

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GE’s LM6000 Hybrid EGT™ integrates a battery storage system with the LM6000 gas turbine, enabling contingency (spinning) reserve without fuel-burn between demand events.  This also enables high speed regulation, primary frequency response, and voltage support (-8 to +5 MVAR) with the combined response of the gas turbine and battery storage system. 

Applicable Turbine Models

LM6000

Upgrade Benefits

  • 50 MW+ of greenhouse gas free contingency reserve

  • 50 MW+ of flexible capacity

  • 50 MW+ of peaking energy

  • 25 MW of high quality regulation

  • 10 MVA of reactive voltage support and primary frequency response when not online

  • Zero Fuel use and emissions between dispatch events while supporting ancillary services


Product Details

With the integrated Battery Energy Storage system from Current, powered by GE, the GE Inverters and GE’s LM6000 OpFlexTM controls upgrade, we can transform your GE LM6000 to a powerful tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide benefits while balancing the use of renewable and combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) assets.

How it Works

The EGTTM system consists of a 10 MW Battery Energy Storage System integrated with existing GE LM6000s using an enhanced controls system. 

  • 10 MW Li Power Battery

  • GE Brilliant 1.25 MVA Inverters

  • OpFlex Hybrid Upgrade Package

  • Mark VIe based control system

  • Proprietary control system software that uses the gas turbine to balance the storage system’s state of charge

  • Fully integrated and performance backed by GE

  • Improve Efficiency
  • Increase Uptime
  • Lower Environmental Footprint
  • Enhance Operational Flexibility

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