Pöyry has been awarded engineering contractor services contracts for 6 x 110 and 1 x 120 MW gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration power plant projects in Thailand by Mit-Power (Thailand) Limited, which is owned by Mitsui. The total value of the assignments is about EUR 15 million. The Notice to Proceed (NTP) for the first three contracts with a value of about EUR 7.5 million was issued on 15 October 2010 and the order will be booked into the fourth quarter 2010 order stock. The NTP for the remaining four projects is expected to be issued and booked in the order stock in 2011.
Pöyry’s assignment includes preparing the plant configuration, piping and plant engineering, plant layout design, civil and structural design, process, control, instrumentation and electrical design, and procurement and tendering services. The overall schedule for the seven projects is 37 months. The schedule for the first plant is 26 months. The second plant will be executed within 28 months and the third unit shall be completed within 29 months. The expected commercial operation date for the first project is scheduled for December 2012 and the remaining projects will follow within 2013. These cogeneration plants are being developed under the Thailand Small Power Producer (SPP) scheme, whereby 90 MW of each plant are sold to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and electricity and steam to industrial users in the areas.
The projects have been developed by Gulf JP Co., Ltd., the owner of the entire power plant projects, who has selected Mit-Power (Thailand) Ltd., and Toyo Engineering Corporation of Japan as EPC contractors.