Serbia: Contract for overhaul of turbine & generator in TPP Kostolac B, deal worth 21.9 million dollars entrusted to “Alstom”, News Serbia Energy
Power plants Kostolac (TEKO) signed a contract with the Polish company “Alstom” for capital repair of turbine and generator in the block B1, worth USD 21.9 million. Agreement on capital overhaul of turbine and generator in the B1 block of TPP Kostolac B, with the Polish company Alstom, which will perform these works as well as it did on the block B2, was signed on 18 September in Kostolac.
The agreement was signed by Dragan Jovanovic, Director of TE “Kostolac” and representatives of the Polish company Darius Butzke and Robert Gladyszewski, it was stated on the Kostolac company website.
Block B1 in TPP Kostolac B, for major overhaul of the turbine, will be stopped March 1, and works will run through December 1, 2014.
In this period, among other things, works on the reconstruction of the control system of turbine and the high pressure turbine bypass will be carried out as well as the capital overhaul of the generator with the factory rotor overhaul. Three generator stations will be replaced with new, modernized stations. High and low pressure heaters will be replaced and the capital overhaul of the turbine condensers as well as the factory overhaul of circulation pumps of cold water will be carried out as well.
The objective of these works is to reach nominal strength of B1 block of 350 MW, then to increase the facility efficiency and capacity and to prolong the operating age of the turbine equipment, TE-KO Kostolac announced.
Source; Serbia Energy/TEKO