Gas turbines

Gas turbine is a variation of the internal combustion engine. In general any engine is an energy transforming device that releases potential energy of the fuel and turns it into effective power of the rotating shaft. Gas specifies the fuel.


Air flows into the turbine through the air intake and serves as a media used in the energy transition process. It is initially compressed within the engine, then mixed with the fuel gas and combusted. The resulting hot exhaust gases expand through a series of airfoil blades, transferring the energy of combustion to the output shaft. Remaining heat energy of the expanded exhaust gas may be utilized further in the industrial processes.

There are certain advantages in Solar® Gas Turbines before other power sources:

  • High reliability rate and (quick start up time)state of readiness
  • Lower Opex
  • Environment friendly fuels
    - natural gas
    - landfill gas
    - biogas
    - synthesis gas (including diesel fuels)
  • Lower emissions
  • Quality thermal exhaust may be utilised in the following technological processes
    - direct heating
    - hot water
    - steam
    - heating and/or cooling (combined cycle)
  • Good weight/power ratio
  • Wide range of different units
  • Lower construction costs
  • Ease of transport and short start up period
    - skidded
    - factory assembled
  • High reliability
    - close to consumer
  • Ease of permission process
  • Servicing and support around the world
    - local
    - 43 tech support centers