Siemens to power Turkey’s largest cogeneration power plant

Caption: Siemens' SGT5-4000F gas turbine


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has entered into an agreement to supply a gas and steam turbine package for the 320-MW Ciner Kazan Soda combined-cycle cogeneration power plant (CHP) - the largest of its kind in Turkey — for the China Tianchen Engineering Corp. (TCC). TCC will serve as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for end customer, Kazan Soda Electric Co. of the Ciner Group in Turkey.

“The Kazan Project of the Ciner Group consists of three main plants; namely the largest solution mining plant in the world, one of the largest dense soda ash and sodium bicarbonate plants in the world and the largest cogeneration power plant in Turkey,” said Gürsel Usta, president of Ciner Energy & Mining Group. "The Ciner Group is pleased to cooperate with Siemens in the Kazan soda project and has full trust in Siemens, as both parties collaborated previously and achieved successful results in challenging projects.”

Siemens will supply tailor-made equipment based on its F-class power plant technology, including: a SGT5-4000F gas turbine; a dual casing SST-800/600 steam turbine; an SGen-1200A generator; an SGen-100A generator; and the related electrical and I&C equipment.  

Commercial operation is scheduled for the end of 2017.

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