Siemens awarded contracts to build two combined-cycle power plants in India

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Siemens Energy Sector has been awarded contracts for the turnkey construction of two combined-cycle power plants, including long-term service agreements in India.

Siemens will erect the DGEN power plant on behalf of Torrent Energy Limited, in the port sity of Dahej on the southwest coast of the state of Gujarat. The DGEN power plant will comprise three combined-cycle units and have a total installed capacity of 1200 MW.

The UNOSUGEN plant, which will have an installed capacity of approximately 400 MW, will be built in the vicinity of the city of Surat also in the state of Gujarat. The operator of the plant will be Torrent Power Limited.

In addition, Siemens will also supply the main components for the two plants – four SGT5-4000F gas turbines, four SST5-5000 steam turbines, four hydrogen cooled generators, and the entire electrical systems, as well as the SPPA-T3000 instrumentation & control system.

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