Biodiesel to fuel marine gas turbines

Marine Log reports:

Recently, with GE assistance, ship operators have incorporated operation with soy- and palm-based biodiesel fuels in their LM2500+ gas turbines, with outstanding service success (Marine Gas Oil normally fuels the 26 GE gas turbines currently operating on cruise ships). GE believes there is potential for the use of biodiesel in a variety of commercial marine applications as well as with the military–both in the United States and abroad–and with industrial customers.


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