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April 17 - 2019

Hydrogen Subsidy Project Awarded

Hydrogen is a clean and carbon-free fuel, and is considered a key element for the energy transition. A common way to produce hydrogen is through electrolysis of water, which decomposes the water into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity. When the electricity is generated by renewable sources, such as wind and solar, it is referred to as green hydrogen. By producing hydrogen using excessive renewable energy it can be used as a form of energy storage, for example by pumping into existing gas storage or salt mines, and used when the renewable energy is not available.

OPRA has recently been awarded a subsidy from the Dutch Government for the project ‘High Hydrogen Gas Turbine Retrofit to Eliminate Carbon Emissions’. Besides OPRA, the consortium consists of Ansaldo ThomassenTU DelftVattenfall (formerly NUON), Nouryon (formerly Akzo Nobel) and EMMTEC Services. The subsidy is granted as part of the Dutch hydrogen program within the Top Sector Energy. The major objective of the project is to develop a cost-effective ultra-low emission (<9ppm NOx and CO) combustion system in the output range of 1MW to 300MW operating on both 100% Natural Gas to 100% Hydrogen and any mixture thereof. In this first phase of the project, OPRA and partners will design and test a prototype combustor based on Ansaldo’s Flamesheet combustor technology platform. The main testing will take place in OPRA’s state-of-the-art combustion test facility.

Jul 07
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE e-EUBCE 2020

OPRA Turbines is pleased to announce its participation at European Biomass Conference and Exhibition(EUBCE) on “Bioeconomy’s role in the post-pandemic economic recovery“, taking place from July 6 – 9, 2020.

Thijs Bouten will present the paper “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Application of Fast-Pyrolysis Oil in a Gas Turbine Combustor” on 7 July 2020 at 16:20 CET.

Jul 08
WEBINAR Flexible In Fuel & Reliable In Operation: Oil & Gas Turbine Applications co-hosted by AIREM Energy

Join OPRA webinar on June 8, 2020 at 16:30 CET to learn about Oil & Gas Turbine Applications. Webinar will be co-hosted by AIREM Energy. To register your place on this webinar: click here

Jul 15
WEBINAR Introducing OPRA Rental Solutions

Join OPRA Turbines webinar ‘Introducing OPRA Rental Solutions’ on July 15th 2020 at 16:30 CET. Register here

Sep 08
EXHIBITION WasteTech 2020

OPRA will exhibit at WasteTech in Moscow, Russia from 8-10 September 2020.

Sep 24
CONFERENCE Gasification Summit 2020

OPRA Turbines will be participating and presenting a paper on ‘“Radial Gas Turbines as the missing link between Gasification and the energy market‘ at Gasification Summi from 24-25 September 2020 in Lyon, France.

Oct 06
EXHIBITION World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit

OPRA will be participating at the World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit in London from 6-7 October 2020.

Nov 05
EXHIBITION CIIE, 5-10 November 2020

OPRA will exhibit at the 3rd China International Import Expo, CIIE, from 5 to 10 of November 2020