Shuqaiq Steam Power Plant (SSPP). Saudi Arabia
Shuqaiq Thermal Power Plant
Factory Acceptance Test of Steam Turbine Control System
The preparations for FAT of TGC for Unit 4 – 720 MW of Shuqaiq Thermal Power Plant have started. The FAT is planned for end of March 2015, and will be organized at Alstom FAT site which is located in Mannheim, Germany.
Alstom will supply 4 x 720 MW steam turbine generator sets for the Shuqaiq project. The contract is valued at approximately €170 million.
The Shuqaiq plant is due to enter commercial operation in 2017.
Alstom’s contract includes the engineering, manufacturing, supply and field services for all four steam turbines and generators, and will also include all direct control and auxiliary systems. Power plant will be located on the Kingdom’s western Red Sea coast and will be among the world’s most efficient facilities run on heavy fuel oil.
With the Alstom machines at its core, Shuqaiq will help Saudi Arabia expand generation base while minimizing environmental impact.
The new contract comes just five months after Alstom was picked to supply 5 x 620 MW steam turbine,generators, supercritical boilers as well as electrostatic precipitators and flue gas desulphurization systems for the Yanbu 3 plant in Saudi Arabia.
ELCOM is a HW and SW support for ALSTOM on Shuqaiq Project.