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Siemens again successful with H-Class power plant technology in Turkey

21.05.2015
  • Power plant components for the 1200 MW Hamitabat CCPP
  • Siemens leading with H-Class technology in Turkey

The picture shows the Siemens gas turbine SGT5-8000H during assembly in the Siemens gas turbine manufacturing facility in Berlin, Germany.

Siemens is supplying two SGT5-8000H gas turbines, along with steam turbines and generators to Turkey. These components are to be installed in two single shaft units in Hamitabat Combined Cycle Power plant (CCPP).

They will have an installed power generating capacity of 1200 megawatts (MW) in total. Customer is GAMA Power Systems Engineering and Contracting Inc. who shall act as turnkey EPC contractor in the project.

The end customer and operator of the plant is the independent power producer Hamitabat Elektrik Üretim ve Ticaret A.S, belonging to Limak Holding in Turkey. Commissioning is scheduled for the summer of 2017. This order will increase the number of H-Class gas turbines delivered to Turkey by Siemens to four units and reflects the company's H-class technology leadership.

The new natural-gas-fired power plant units will be erected near the city of Lüleburgaz, in the Kırklareli province in northwest Turkey. Siemens is supplying two gas turbine packages for the two single-shaft units, each rated at 600 MW of installed capacity. Each package consists of a model SGT5-8000H gas turbine, an SST5-5000 steam turbine, a SGen5-3000W generator and the associated turbine I&C systems. Siemens will also provide technical services during erection and commissioning.

This type of gas turbine package combines a standardized basic design with customized engineering based on specific customer requirements and merchant electricity market conditions including proven technology, efficiency, flexibility, reliability as well as optimized project scheduling. This approach also offers the advantage of low costs, while simultaneously providing all operational and commercial advantages to meet individual customer demands in a competitive electricity market environment. The project is eligible for coverage of German Export Credit Agency Euler Hermes.

"This order for two H-Class turbines will reinforce our position as the market leader in Turkey for this innovative and, at the same time, proven power plant technology", declared Marco Hoffart, head of Sales Large Gas Turbine packages at Siemens Power and Gas division.

The gas turbines will be produced in the Berlin gas turbine manufacturing plant, with the steam turbines and generators being fabricated at the Mülheim plant.

The fleet of Siemens H-class world-record gas turbines has achieved more than 170,000 cumulative equivalent operating hours. Siemens has now sold 46 H-class gas turbines worldwide. Sixteen of these machines are currently in successful commercial operation with a high degree of starting reliability and availability, making this the most successful gas turbine of this efficiency class on the world market.

For further information on Division Power and Gas, please see: www.siemens.com/about/power-gas

For further information on SGT-8000H gas turbine series, please see: www.energy.siemens.com/hq/en/fossil-power-generation/gas-turbines


Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees worldwide on a continuing basis.

Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com


Reference Number: PR2015050225PGEN


Contact
Ms. Gerda Gottschick
Power and Gas Division
Siemens AG

Freyeslebenstr. 1

91058 Erlangen

Germany

Tel: +49 (9131) 18-85753

gerda.gottschick​​@siemens.com

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