Siemens completes combined-cycle power plant in Turkey

Siemens Cengiz Enerji Samsun

Caption: Cengiz Enerji Samsun, a 600-MW combined-cycle power plant in Turkey

Siemens (NYSE: SI), together with its partner and customer Cengiz Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., announced the completion of Cengiz Enerji Samsun, a 600-MW combined-cycle power plant in Turkey. Siemens supplied the power island consisting of an SGT5-8000H gas turbine, an SST5-5000 model steam turbine, an SGen5-3000W generator, the electrical system and the SPPA-T3000 I&C system.

Additionally, the company supplied a Benson heat recovery steam generator and the auxiliary and ancillary systems, along with a long-term service contract for the main components.

Cengiz lead the construction and installation work at Cengiz Enerji Samsun. After a down-time of six hours, the facility can power up to full load in less than 30 minutes, and can adapt its output by more than 35-MW per minute.

The plant reaches an efficiency level of about 61 percent, which is a new record for the 50 Hz market, according to Siemens.

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