Doosan Skoda Power hails India steam turbine milestone

Czech Republic-based turbine manufacturer Doosan Škoda Power has successfully commissioned a 171 MW single-body steam turbine at a coal plant in India.

The company said that completion of the project at the Gummidipoondi plant near Chennai puts Doosan Škoda Power “among just a handful of manufacturers worldwide to successfully operate this turbine concept”. Doosan Skoda Power Gummidipoondi steam turbine project

Doosan Škoda Power chief executive Jiří Šmondrk said: “Gummidipoondi provides an important reference project for us, allowing us to demonstrate the extent of our turbine design and manufacturing expertise.

“Successful completion of this major project further builds on the strong reputation enjoyed by Škoda steam turbines in the Indian power generation market.”

The Gummidipoondi contract was awarded earlier this year by plant owner and operator OPG Power Generation. The turbine was supplied as part of a complete machine hall package, including assembly.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...