Siemens to supply steam turbines for Turkey power plant project

Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) will supply two Model SST5-5000 HM-N steam turbines along with auxiliary and ancillary systems for the Soma Kolin Power Plant located in the city of Soma in Turkey’s western province of Manisa.

The 510-MW facility is being constructed by Harbin Electric International Company Ltd. (HEI), for the Turkish company HİDRO-GEN ENERJİ İTHALAT İHRACAT DAĞITIM VE TİCARET A. Ş.

The plant in Soma consists of two units, each with an output of 255-MW in generating capacity.

The machines will be delivered between August 2015 and January 2016, and the plant is expected to reach commercial operation by April 2017.

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