Steam turbine upgrade at Finnish CHP plant

Alstom Power has been awarded a EUR6 million (US$8.5 million) contract to modernize the high pressure (HP) section of a 145 MW LMZ steam turbine at Oulu Energy's Toppila unit 2 CHP/district heating plant in Oulu, Northern Finland.
Alstom’s scope includes a complete HP turbine retrofit, covering engineering, manufacturing and transportation of the new HP module, as well as disassembly of the old module and erection and commissioning of the new module.
The turbine retrofit will significantly improve the HP turbine’s efficiency and provide increased output. The replacement work at the site will be performed in July 2012.
Toppila CHP plant produces electricity and district heating from wood and peat for the city of Oulu in Northern Finland.
The two units of the power plant provide 210 MW of electricity and 340 MWth of district heating.
For more Cogeneration/CHP news.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...