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Sr. Chair Aero Derivatives Roundtables
Chair, Aero Derivatives (Rolls Royce) RoundtableJohn-Erik Nelson
Principal Mechanical Engineer
Norton P. Potter II and Thomas A. Watson Generating Stations Braintree Electric Light Department

John-Erik is the Principal Mechanical Engineer at Braintree Electric’s Norton P. Potter 2 and Thomas A. Watson Generating Stations

Potter Station is a combined cycle station with an Alstom 11D gas turbine and Worthington steam turbine. The Watson station is a simple cycle plant with 2 Rolls-Royce Trent 60 WLE aero-derivative engines.

He has been working at Braintree for over 20 years and has received his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University. Also to his credit he was the lead engineer on the development of the Watson Station.


In Spring 2018 John-Erik accepted the role of Senior Chair of the Aeroderivative Roundtables.

Position Objective: To provide incremental business value to the CTOTF™ membership by facilitating communications, information, and discussion among CTOTF™ members, equipment manufacturers, and service providers for the OEM Aero Derivative fleet's of combustion turbines .
Position:Aero Derivatives RTs Sr. Chair Position Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties and Responsibilities
These Roundtables are provided for Member Users, to exchange information towards resolving problems, issues and concerns, pertaining to the GE Aero LM, the Pratt & Whiney FT4 & FT8's, Siemens (ADGT) and Solar fleets' of combustion turbines.

Discussion topics for this Roundtable include: Centerline Equipment and Components, Ancillary Equipmet, Inlets, Exhausts, Controls and Protection, Inlet Air Conditioning and Performance Testing of these systems.