ABB wins $35m coal power plant order in Turkey

ABB has won an order worth around $35m to provide a turnkey electrical and automation solution for the 290 MW Yunus Emre thermal power plant near Eskişehir in northwestern Turkey, comprising two 145 MW units.

The plant will comply with the latest European Union emission standards for coal-fired power plants.

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The order was awarded by Vitkovice Power Engineering, the Czech-based engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the project. The plant is owned by Adularya Energy, a member of Naksan Holding.

Franz-Josef Mengede, head of ABB’s Power Generation business, a part of the company’s Power Systems division said “we will deploy the latest technologies, including our Symphony Plus automation and control platform, to maximize plant efficiency and reliability while minimizing environmental impact.”

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