16 April 2010 – Siemens has received an order from Dutch utility Nuon for the turnkey construction of a 435 MW combined-cycle power plant in the Netherlands.
The Hemweg 9 plant is expected to attain an efficiency of 59 per cent. The start of commercial operation is scheduled for late 2012.
The new gas fired plant will replace the old Hemweg 7. In addition to turnkey construction Siemens will supply the main components: an SGT5-4000F gas turbine, an SST5-5000 steam turbine, a hydrogen-cooled generator, the entire electrical equipment and an SPPA-T3000 I&C system and will perform long-term maintenance services on the power train, i.e. gas turbine, steam turbine and generator.