What this Turbine Does is Bigger than Winning the Triple Crown

Over the last year, GE engineers have been testing the largest, most efficient and most powerful gas turbine in the world. It weighs as much as a Boeing 747 filled to the brim and, when paired with a steam turbine, can generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of 600,000 French homes. (Its exhaust would fill up the Goodyear blimp in about 10 seconds.)

This week, GE’s factory in Belfort, France, finished the first production unit built for the French utility Électricité de France (EDF)…Read More….

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