CONNECT WITH US:
Oct 22, 2020 18:24 JST
Mitsubishi Power, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Power Receives Follow-up Order from Serbia for Two Sets of World's Largest Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems
- 670 MW desulfurization capacity per unit will reduce SO2 and particulates emissions, to aid compliance with EU environmental standards and support Serbia's quest to join EU
- Second FGD system order from Serbia, and third from Western Balkans region
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has received an order for two sets of one of the world's largest flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems for the Nikola Tesla B coal-fired power plant in Serbia. This is the second order from Serbia for FGD systems, the first having been an order for two sets for the Nikola Tesla A coal-fired plant received in September 2017, and the third such order in the Western Balkans, including an order received in July 2016 for the Ugljevik Power Plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The newly ordered FGD systems each have a flue gas desulfurization capacity of 670 megawatts (MW), with operation scheduled to commence in 2024. Together with the two sets ordered for the Nikola Tesla A plant of which the construction is on-going, the new installations will further reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) and particulates emissions, thereby helping to meet European Union (EU) environmental standards and support Serbia's quest to join the EU.
The Nikola Tesla B power plant is operated by Public Enterprise Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS). It is located some 60 kilometers southwest of Belgrade, the capital, and roughly 20 kilometers west of the Nikola Tesla A plant, the country's largest. The newly ordered two sets of FGD systems will be installed in units 1 and 2, which have a total output of 1,340 MW.
In accepting the new order, Mitsubishi Power has formed a consortium with three local companies: Energotehnika Juzna Backa, Gosa Montaza AD, and EX ING B&P Construction. Mitsubishi Power will take charge of project management and all facets from basic design to delivery and installation of core equipment, and the consortium partners will perform local supply, civil engineering, and installation work. FGD system design and coordination will be undertaken at Mitsubishi Power's Kure Works in Hiroshima Prefecture. The project will be wholly financed by EPS.
The Nikola Tesla B power plant, like Nikola Tesla A, uses lignite coal as fuel, which has higher levels of sulfur and lower caloric value than other coal types. The added installation of Mitsubishi Power's FGD systems will reduce emissions of SO2 and particulates. SO2 emissions will be cut by 96%, achieving a level of 130mg/Nm3(1) required to comply with the European Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) and the new BREF (best available techniques reference) requirements issued by the EU. Mitsubishi Power's FGD technologies for lignite-fired boilers, coupled with its successful track record of supplying more than 300 units worldwide, were key factors behind the company's selection to receive this latest order.
Going forward, Mitsubishi Power will continue to proactively propose its high-performance and high-efficiency desulfurization and denitration systems and electrostatic precipitators, as well as its Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS) integrating these offerings, to the European and other global markets, where demand for such equipment is expected to grow as emissions regulations become increasingly severe. In doing so, the company is committed to helping reduce environmental impact on global scale.
(1) mg=milligram. Nm3=normal cubic meter, a unit to express the amount of gas present in a volume of 1 cubic meter at 0 degrees Celsius and 1 atmospheric pressure.
Source: Mitsubishi Power, Ltd.
Copyright ©2020 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Japan Corporate News Network.
Toyota Begins Sales of "Shodoku Taishi" Foot-Operated Sanitizer Stands
Nov 25, 2020 15:26 JST
Fujitsu Rolls Out New Online Medical Solution to Drive Digital Transformation in Hospitals and Clinics
Nov 25, 2020 10:26 JST
Japanese Research Group Performs Largest Ever Meteorological Calculation on Supercomputer Fugaku
Nov 24, 2020 14:44 JST
Mitsubishi Corporation Signs Contract with Egyptian Government for Phase 1 of Cairo Metro Line 4
Nov 24, 2020 14:15 JST
Fujitsu and LARUS Leverage Power of Graph Database and Graph Explainable AI Technologies to Strengthen Detection of Credit Card Fraud
Nov 24, 2020 10:41 JST
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering to Establish "Decarbonation Business Department"
Nov 20, 2020 16:53 JST
NEC to Launch PCIe-based Vector Engine Card to Explore New Opportunities in the SME Market
Nov 20, 2020 09:20 JST
Honda to Begin Sales of All-new N-ONE Mini-vehicle
Nov 19, 2020 17:04 JST
Fujitsu, AIST, and RIKEN Achieve Unparalleled Speed on the MLPerf HPC Machine Learning Processing Benchmark Leveraging Leading Japanese Supercomputer Systems
Nov 19, 2020 15:29 JST
NEC Establishes its Global Open RAN Center of Excellence in the U.K. to Accelerate Global Adoption of 5G Open RAN
Nov 19, 2020 15:16 JST
Fujitsu Chosen for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 21st Time
Nov 19, 2020 10:43 JST
Eisai Selected for Membership in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index 2020 for Seventh Time
Nov 18, 2020 20:11 JST
Eisai: Jyseleca (Filgotinib) for Rheumatoid Arthritis Launches in Japan
Nov 18, 2020 20:00 JST
Honda e Becomes First Japanese Vehicle to Win 'German Car of the Year'; Adds to Growing Tally of Global Accolades
Nov 18, 2020 16:32 JST
Japan's Fugaku Retains Title as World's Fastest Supercomputer
Nov 17, 2020 15:45 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing ONE-TWO in Bahrain Secures Drivers' Title
Nov 16, 2020 20:24 JST
MHI Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for Fourth Consecutive Year
Nov 16, 2020 16:59 JST
Fujitsu Launches iCAD SX V8, 3D CAD Processing 3 Million Parts in 0.2 Seconds
Nov 16, 2020 14:38 JST
Eisai Receives Approval for Indication Expansion of Anti-Epileptic Agent Fycompa for Use in Pediatric Patients
Nov 16, 2020 10:06 JST
DENSO Takes a Stake in Envoy, an EV Startup Serving the Commercial Real Estate Industry's Mobility Needs
Nov 13, 2020 19:10 JST
More Latest Release >>
Mitsubishi Power Receives Order for First Solid Oxide Fuel Cell in Europe
October 29 2020 15:36 JST
Mitsubishi Power Signs MOU with Indonesia's PLN Group and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) on Joint Policy Proposal to Promote Biomass Co-firing at Thermal Power Plants in Indonesia
October 15 2020 11:06 JST
Mitsubishi Power Completes Renovation of Generating Facilities at Otake Geothermal Power Station
October 05 2020 17:56 JST
Mitsubishi Power Signs Contract to Build a 1,400 MW Natural Gas-fired GTCC Power Plant in Thailand
September 30 2020 10:09 JST
Mitsubishi Power Expands Promotion of Proprietary Boiler Smart Inspection Service Package for Managing Power Generation Facilities
September 25 2020 15:15 JST
More Press release >>