MHPS wins deal for Africa’s first ultra-supercritical plant

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has won an order for two steam turbines and generators for the first ultra-supercritical coal plant in Africa.

The 1386 MW plant is currently being Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems built by Safi Energy Company near the city of Safi in Morocco. Safi Energy is a joint venture between Mitsui & Co, GDF Suez and Nareva Holding, a state-affiliated investment company in Morocco. The EPC contractor is South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction.

The plant will be the first ultra-supercritical plant to be built in Africa and once completed in 2018 it will supply power to l'Office National de l'Électricité et de l'Eau Potable, the Moroccan state-owned utility.

As well as supplying the two 693 MW steam turbines and generators, MHPS will also dispatch supervisors and conduct training in Morocco.

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