Three Alstom HRSGs to power new 1,300 MW Brunswick facility

Alstom has recently been awarded a contract by

 Fluor Corp.

to provide three heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for

 Dominion Virginia

Power's new 1,300 MW Brunswick County Power Station. The Brunswick facility will be located about 180 miles south of Washington, D.C. near Lawrenceville, Virginia, and will provide enough power to meet the needs of more than 325,000 homes when it goes online in 2016.

minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">These units, incorporating Alstom's Optimized for Cycle and Constructability design, are expected to offer better performance during gas plant cycling and a lower overall cost of construction. Selective catalytic reduction and carbon monoxide catalyst technology embedded in the HRSGs are likely to reduce overall emissions from the plant. 

minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">HRSGs are the linkage between a combined cycle plant's gas-fired and steam-based power generation capabilities. When a gas turbine's hot exhaust stream passes through the modules of an HRSG, water is converted to steam, which then spins a steam turbine. Each of the Brunswick County HRSGs will be coupled with a MHI501G gas turbine.