Gas-fired Khormala power plant taps Siemens for turbines, generators in Iraq

Source: Siemens

Siemens will supply Khormala natural gas-fired power plant in northern Iraq with four SGT5-2000E gas turbines and four SGen5-100A generators along with the associated auxiliary and ancillary systems. The customer is the KAR Construction and Engineering Company Ltd., which is erecting the Khormala plant for the independent power producer KAR Group headquartered in the city of Erbil. Commissioning is scheduled for 2013. The order value for Siemens is over EUR 100 million.

The four-unit Khormala gas turbine power plant is located 25 kilometers south of Erbil, the region's capital, which falls under the administrative authority of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). With an installed electrical generating capacity of 640 megawatts (MW), this is the first major power plant project for the KAR Group, who will also operate the facility. Plant output is enough to meet roughly one quarter of the region's power demand, delivering electricity to over four million people.


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