ABB wins $35 million power plant order in Turkey

The plant will comply with the latest European Union emission standards for coal-fired power plants

Sep 11th, 2012

September 11, 2012 — ABB won an order worth around $35 million to provide a turnkey electrical and automation solution for the 290 MW Yunus Emre thermal power plant near Eskişehir in northwestern Turkey, comprising two 145 MW units.

The plant will comply with the latest European Union emission standards for coal-fired power plants.

The order was awarded by Vitkovice Power Engineering, the Czech-based engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the project. The plant is owned by Adularya Energy, a member of Naksan Holding.

ABB's turnkey solution includes design, engineering, installation and commissioning. It comprises the complete electrical balance of plant and power outlet, including the high voltage switchyard. Key product supplies include power and auxiliary transformers, generator circuit breakers, medium and low voltage switchgear, protection systems, 380 kV air insulated switchgear, and control and protection systems for the grid connection.

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