Siemens has received its first order from China for the delivery of four SGT-800 gas turbines and the associated generators. The turbines will be installed in the Shanxi Guoxin Baode and Xiyang decentralised energy projects in Central China, and the combined cycle power plants will have an overall capacity of 308 MW. The customer is Shanxi Natural Gas Ltd Co. Operation of the plants is expected in July 2017.
Siemens is to deliver four gas turbines of type SGT-800 with the 54-MW rating to China. Two gas turbines and two generators are to be installed in a 2x1 combined cycle power plant with heat extraction at each site. Both combined cycle power plants will be fired with coalbed methane, a form of natural gas from an unconventional gas reservoir with high hydrogen content. The SGT-800 is able to fire this gas due to its high fuel flexibility.
“This first order of SGT-800 gas turbines is a breakthrough success for us on the fast developing Chinese decentralised energy market,” said Yao Zhen Guo, Country Division Lead for Power and Gas and Wind Power and Renewables in China. “As a trustworthy partner, we are happy that we can support Guoxin Energy with world leading gas turbine technologies.”
“We are pleased to cooperate with Siemens for our key decentralised energy project,” said Liang Xiehu, Chairman of Shanxi Provincial Guoxin Energy Development Group Co. Ltd. “The success of the project requires strong and committed partners, and we are convinced that with its technology expertise and proven successful references across the globe, Siemens is the right one.”
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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