MHPS to supply M501J gas, steam turbines to new combined-cycle power plant in Korea

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), jointly with Marubeni Corp., has received an order for two M501J gas turbines and a steam turbine for the new 950-MW Pyeongtaek Combined Cycle Power Plant in Korea. The facility will be built by Shin Pyeongtaek Power Co., a special purpose company (SPC) established by Korea Western Power Co. (KOWEPO), GS Energy Corp. and other companies.

Additionally, MHPS signed a long-term service agreement for the gas turbines, which will serve as a core components of the power plant. The turbines will be supplied to a consortium led by POSCO Engineering & Construction Co. (POSCO E&C) and SEOHEE Construction Co., who will handle the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the plant.

The plant is slated to commence operations in November 2019. The new order brings the total number of M501J gas turbines ordered in Korea to 16.

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