US HB2659 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 10 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-10 - Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Pending: House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To establish a research, development, and technology demonstration program to improve the efficiency of gas turbines used in combined cycle and simple cycle power generation systems. This bill requires the Office of Fossil Energy to carry out a research, development, and technology demonstration program to improve the energy efficiency of gas turbines used in electric power generation systems. Specifically, the program must develop technologies that will lead to gas turbine combined cycle efficiency of 67% or simple cycle efficiency of 50%. In addition, the program must include field demonstrations of the developed technologies to demonstrate technical and economic feasibility.

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Title

To establish a research, development, and technology demonstration program to improve the efficiency of gas turbines used in combined cycle and simple cycle power generation systems.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
2019-05-10HouseIntroduced in House

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