Oil-fired boilers and gas-fired boilers

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    Nov 01, 2021 · Steam turbines are used to generate the majority of the world's electricity and they accounted for about 44% of U.S. electricity generation in 2020. Most steam turbines have a boiler in which a fuel is burned to produce hot water and steam in a heat exchanger, and the steam powers a turbine that drives a generator.Learn More