Siemens wins cogeneration service contract

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has won a long-term service agreement for the 230 MW Blackhawk Station cogeneration power plant in Hutchinson County, Texas, US.

Borger Energy-owned Blackhawk Station is a 230 MW gas-fired cogeneration facility, located which provides electric capacity and energy to the local power grid.
Blackhawk
The new agreement covers scheduled maintenance activities, program management, spare parts and performance monitoring over the next decade and will enable Siemens and Blackhawk Station to take advantage of hardware designed to help extend scheduled inspection intervals on the two W501D5A (now named SGT6-3000E) combustion turbines at the facility.

Exhaust from the two Siemens W501D5A gas turbines is directed to HRSGs where the thermal energy in the exhaust gases is recovered to generate steam. The high pressure steam is exported to an adjoining petroleum refining complex.

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