Hydrogen blending success at Georgia, US, power plant

Hydrogen and natural gas blending in Georgia, US have been successful at partial and full loads on an M501G natural gas turbine at Georgia Power’s Plant McDonough-Atkinson in Smyrna, Georgia.

Mitsubishi Power, Georgia Power, and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) validated 20% hydrogen blending on an advanced gas turbine, resulting in around a 7% reduction in carbon emissions, it was announced today (June 10).

The Plant McDonough-Atkinson facility is located less than 10 miles from downtown Atlanta, powering up to 1.7 million homes, with its six M501G series gas turbines.

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