Wood Group to repair Pratt & Whitney turbine

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Wood Group GTS has secured a contract with Pasadena Water & Power (PWP) for repair and restoration of the GT-1 generating unit at their Glenarm Power Plant in Pasadena, California. The scope of work involves refurbishment of a Pratt & Whitney FT-4 gas turbine

 generator, including overhaul of the gas

 generator, supply of a refurbished power turbine

 and related ancillaries, and turnkey installation of all equipment. The scope of work may extend to include upgrade of the gas turbine

 control system and other related equipment as necessary.


Wood Group GTS has been appointed as prime contractor for the restoration of the GT-1 unit, performing all repair activity as well as having responsibility for re-installation and commissioning of the refurbished gas turbine

 unit. The work is scheduled to commence in August 2012 and is estimated to be completed over the following seven months, ensuring that PWP has available capacity to meet customer demand.

Phyllis Currie, general manager of PWP stated, "Refurbishment of our GT-1 unit will restore our local power plant to its fullest generating capacity."