Adapted from the Dresser Rand KG2 by Ingersoll Rand in the early 2000’s, the Flex Turbine® is the most reliable small gas turbine generator with proven high up time in harsh environmental conditions. Now matured and deployed by Flex Energy Solutions, its performance has been proven over fifteen years of operations on a wide range of gases and varied environmental conditions throughout the world.
Wide Acceptable Gas Range; ~350 BTU/scf to ~2500 Btu/scf
Sour Gas tolerant; up to 6,500 ppmv H2S
Acid Gas tolerant; up to 70% CO2
Low Supply Pressure Gas; Internal Gas Booster option
EFFICIENCY HIGH PERFORMANCE
With a synchronous generator, Flex Turbines are the ONLY ‘micro’ turbine that share the same technology as larger gas turbine generators. A single unit is capable of starting 125 HP motor Direct Online
Cyclical load control: Integrated controls with Generator Braking Resistor
High Efficiency CHP: Up to 85% total with internal cogeneration heat exchanger
Automatic paralleling and synchronizing: Multiply units paralleled for operating high horsepower loads
Low exhaust emissions; Certified to California Natural Gas Distributed Generation Standard
EMISSIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS
Avoids flaring: Flex Turbine reliably generates power using collected flare gas and vent gas
Eliminates diesel usage: Site gas is used for power. No need to transport diesel fuel to power generators.
Clean air: Meets most stringent state and federal requirements for air permitting
Low sound: runs quiet and emits only 62 dB(A) measured at 10 meters and with low sound options, produces only 55 dB(A) measured at 10 meters.
GHG Reduction: Facility CO2 footprints are reduced when powered by Flex Turbines (approximately one-third less than using traditional generation and boiler).
FLEX TURBINE EMISSIONS MEET THE STRICTEST STANDARDS
Flex Turbines are robust, industrial-grade systems that burn cleaner than any gas turbines in their class. They transform associated flare and natural gases from operations into a continuous source of clean electric power, no matter the working conditions. It’s low NOx emissions on a wide range of associated and methane gases meets air quality standards for expedited permitting.
Transforms associated flare and waste gases and tank vapors from oil and gas operations into a continuous source of clean electric power.
Is certified/complies with the strictest California Air Resources Natural Gas Distributed Generation Standards (when operating on pipeline natural gas and fitted with cogeneration heat exchanger).
Converts biogases from landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and digesters into useful power and heat for use on site.
Eliminates the need for diesel transport, simultaneously cutting added emissions from typical diesel- or gas-powered reciprocating engine turbines.
SPECIALTY TURBINE CONFIGURATIONS
Configurations Can Be Engineered And Manufactured To Agreed Upon Specifications
One specialty configuration recently completed is the externally fired or Flex Turbine EX version. The combustor and fuel system are removed so that the Flex Turbine can be powered by an external heat source. Other versions can be engineered and manufactured to agreed-upon specifications.
The Flex Turbine is built with modular main components of a core engine, recuperator, combustor, gearbox, generator, fuel system and enclosure. Lubrication and cooling systems are also included in the enclosure. This modular design philosophy allows special and custom Flex Turbine configurations to be built. Individual main components can be modified or designed out of the custom Flex Turbine configuration.