Siemens to supply power plant components to Turkey

Siemens Energy has secured an order to supply key components for the Denizli combined cycle power plant in Turkey. The Greek company METKA  is building the plant for the project company RWE & Turcas Güney Elektrik Üretim A.S., in which RWE holds a 70-percent stake and Turkas 30 percent. Start of commercial operation slated for 2012. The order volume is approximately US$149 million.

The new combined cycle power plant with its installed capacity of approximately 775 MW will be located on the outskirts of Denizli in west Anatolia. “It is anticipated that power demand in Turkey will more than double by 2020,” said Michael Suess, CEO of the Fossil Power Generation Division of Siemens Energy.

The Siemens scope of supply encompasses two SGT5-4000F gas turbines, one SST5-5000 steam turbine, three SGen5-1000A air-cooled generators, the associated electrical equipment and SPPA-T3000 instrumentation & controls.

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