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Handing Over The Reins

Siemens, GS E&C pass over Dangjin 3 plant to Korean power utility

Posted on August 27, 2013

Siemens Energy and its partner, GS Engineering & Construction, have passed over the Dangjin 3 (formerly Bugok 3) combined-cycle power plant to the South Korean power utility GS EPS Co. Ltd.

The Dangjin 3 power plant is located in Dangjin-City, Chungchong Nam-do Province, 120 km south of Seoul. The company said that Dangjin 3 has an efficiency of almost 61% and an electrical capacity of 415 MW.

As the head of a consortium, Siemens built the plant as a turnkey project together with GS E&C and supplied a SGT6-8000H gas turbine, a SST6-5000 steam turbine, an SGen6-2000H hydrogen-cooled generator, a Benson heat recovery steam generator, as well as parts of the electrical equipment and the SPPA-T3000 instrumentation and controls system. The company was also responsible for commissioning the power plant.