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GE Vernova Completes Upgrades at Futtsu Gas-Fired Power Plant in Japan

August 28, 2023

GE Vernova’s Gas Power division announced the start of commercial operations for a major natural gas-fired power plant in Chiba, Japan, following completion of equipment upgrades at the facility.

The Futtsu Power Plant-Group 4, operated by JERA, Japan’s largest power generation group, features three GE 9HA.01 gas turbines. GE Vernova on August 28 said the 1.5-GW facility is online after the company, along with JERA and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp., performed a flange-to-flange replacement to upgrade the installed three units to the advanced turbine technology. The project supports enhanced performance, efficiency, and lower emissions for the Group 4 plant.

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