Yokogawa bags control system order for Saudi Arabian combined cycle plant

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation has recently announced that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East B.S.C. located south of Jedda on the Red Sea coast, the Shoaiba II combined cycle power plant will have ten gas turbines and two steam turbines with a combined output of 1,200 MW (two blocks of 600 MW each) and is scheduled to start operation in June 2013.


The order, received from Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd., is for a comprehensive solution comprising a Centum VP control system and a simulator which will be used to train operators under complex simulated plant operating conditions. The Centum VP control system at the plant will be for the integrated control of heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) and gas turbines.

For the systems and products that make up these solutions, Yokogawa Middle East and its subsidiary Yokogawa Saudi Arabia will be responsible for project execution, including engineering, testing, installation, and commissioning.