Reduced electricity cost, improved power security & reduced CO2 emissions with Open Cycle Generation.

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What is Open Cycle Generation?

When we operate an onsite power generation system and take only the electricity made, this is known as Open Cycle. The benefits of an open cycle system are reduced electricity cost, improved power security & a reduced CO2 emissions.

The waste heat is not captured. Most systems are fueled by natural gas, but can be also powered by other combustible fuels such as bio-gas, land fill gas, diesel etc.

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Keeping the lights on in Aged Care

| Power Solutions, Cogeneration, Emissions, On/Off Grid Support, Power Security | No Comments
Optimal Group is excited to release our latest video showcasing Lynden Aged Care, in Camberwell Victoria. As part of a major redevelopment for the facility, Lynden CEO Anne Turnbull also took the opportunity to invest in power security, providing their residents with reliable power, 365 days a year. Rather than electing for...

Delivering on low carbon energy for Melbourne

| Power Solutions, Projects, Trigeneration, Emissions | No Comments
Melbourne's skyline has a new addition to energy efficient buildings, with a C600, 600kW Capstone Microturbine rising high today above Collins St, in the CBD. The C600, which is part of the C1000 range, actually comprises three 200kW modular turbines which will provide up to 600kW of low carbon electricity on site,...

3MW Capstone Power Upgrade for Leading Glasshouse

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Optimal Group awarded contract for a 3 MW power upgrade at D’VineRipe’s 27 hectare glasshouse. Optimal Group Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded a contract to supply three megawatts (3MW) of power generation with three C1000 (1 MW) Capstone Microturbines TM for D’VineRipe’s 27 hectare glasshouse at Two Wells in South...

Finance for onsite power solutions

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Optimal Group Australia Pty Ltd, a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions and the exclusive Australian distributor for Capstone Microturbines™, today announced the launch of Optimal Finance Pty Ltd, an innovative way for business and industry to pocket the savings from cogeneration, without the upfront cost. To offset rising electricity...