July 6, 2016. Greenville, South Carolina.
The massive doors where the new gas turbines are moved to other parts of the GE facility, or taken to the train tracks for shipping.
At the General Electric Gas Turbine factory, engineers design, produce, test and repair gas turbines for generating electricity. These turbines weigh more than 900,000 pounds and can create internal combustion temperatures up to 2,900 degrees F. Depending on the model, one of the GE turbines can produce enough electricity for half a million American households.