21 January 2009 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for an 800 MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power generation system from ENMAX Green Power Inc., a subsidiary of ENMAX Corporation, a Canadian electricity provider.
The CCGT power generation system is destined for the Shepard Energy Centre to be newly built near Calgary, Alberta, and slated to be online to serve the winter load of 2012. The highly efficient generation system will provide enough electricity for over half of Calgary’s robust electricity demand.
ENMAX Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of The City of Calgary. MHI received the order through MPS Canada, Inc. MPS Canada, located in Ontario, is a Canadian subsidiary of Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA), a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of MHI. The company handles MPSA’s power generation equipment business in Canada.
For the newly ordered 800 MW power generation system, MHI will provide two M501G1 gas turbines, two heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) and one steam turbine. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation will supply generators.