MHI receives gas turbine order for Chinese CHP plant

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MHI receives gas turbine order for Chinese CHP plant

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited (MHI) has received a major components order for a natural gas fired gas turbine combined-cycle (GTCC) power generation systems, which will be installed in a cogeneration facility to be built by Huaneng Power International, Incorporated, one of the major electricity providers in China.

The order was placed through Dongfang Turbine Company Limited, a major Chinese power generation equipment manufacturer to which MHI has licensed its gas turbine technology. MHI will provide two M701F gas turbines, as well as the major components of a steam turbine.

Delivery of the gas turbines is scheduled in early 2011.

The GTCC cogeneration facility in Gaobeidian is the first of six projects that are planned near Beijing. The facility with 920 MWe during the summertime, or 830 MWe, as well as 660 MWth during the wintertime, will provide electricity and heat to meet the fast-growing demands in the nation’s capital city and surrounding area.

Dongfang Turbine will deliver the gas turbine auxiliary system, steam turbine and its auxiliary system.

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