A combustor nozzle is provided. The combustor nozzle includes a first fuel system configured to introduce a hydrocarbon fuel into a combustion chamber to enable lean premixed combustion within the combustion chamber and a second fuel system configured to introduce a syngas fuel, a hydrocarbon fuel and diluents into the combustion chamber to enable diffusion combustion within the combustion chamber.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
 This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FC26-03NT41776 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.