Siemens modernising captive steam turbines for zinc producer in India

Siemens Ltd is modernising and commissioning 80 MW steam turbines for Hindustan Zinc Ltd, India’s leading zinc-lead mining company. The modernisation of the power asset fleet of Hindustan Zinc includes state-of-the-art design steam turbine components and digital technologies. Siemens will also provide on-site project services on a turnkey basis.

Six 80 MW steam turbines are being upgraded with new state-of-the-art design and digital technologies. The turbines work is being carried out at Siemens’ Vadodara Factory. The move is designed to improve efficiencies and result in an estimated reduction of 1 million tonnes of carbon emissions.

Gerd Deusser, Head, Gas & Power, Siemens Ltd, said: “We take great pride in partnering with Hindustan Zinc Ltd in the modernisation of their power asset fleet.” Upgraded to 90 MW the new steam turbines he says are the best-in-industry solution and ensure high flexibility, reduced emissions and maintaining high reliability. “By leveraging our experiences and technological leadership, we will continue to work actively to provide highly efficient steam turbines to contribute to customers’ benefits.”

The efficient utilisation of available energy sources has become essential and many industrial companies are prospecting for opportunities and solutions for improving efficiency. Siemens steam turbines play a significant role in many industrial applications, combined cycle and cogeneration plants and thus can be instrumental in meeting targets of improved efficiency in industrial plants.​