Boilers, Coal, Combined Cycle, Gas

Siemens receives orders for I&C systems in the U.S.

7 January 2009 — Siemens Energy won orders to install instrumentation and control systems at a coal-fired power plant in Carneys Point, N.J.; a combined cycle power plant in Redding, Calif.; and combined cycle power plants in Syracuse and Beaver Falls, N.Y.

The Carneys Point Generating Plant is a coal-fired cogeneration facility with an installed capacity of 184 MW. Siemens Energy will upgrade two Foster Wheeler boilers with the new digital control system (DCS).

The Redding combined-cycle power plant in California has a capacity of 135 MW and is owned and operated by Redding Electric Utility. Siemens will upgrade the DCS of the existing Siemens power train of Unit 5, consisting of two gas turbines and a heat recovery steam generator. Installation of the SPPA-T3000 DCS in the new Unit 6 is scheduled for 2009.

Siemens has also won orders to upgrade the plant control systems of the Syracuse and Beaver Falls combined cycle power plants in New York State. The Siemens scope of supply consists of the modernization of the DCS of the Siemens gas turbines in both facilities.

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