San Antonio has highest-temperature CO2 turbine in the world

Last Updated by Martha Jasso on

San Antonio's Southwest Research Institute has the highest-temperature CO2 turbine in the world. 

CO2 acts like a gas, but has the density of a liquid and is called a super-critical energy provider, because it is a highly efficient way to generate power. Small changes in temperature of pressure shift its density and increases energy efficiency by 10%.

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