Serbia: Overhaul projects completed on TPP Kostolac, News Serbia Energy
After completed repair project unit B2 was synchronized on the TPP “Kostolac B” network, by which it was marked the end of this year overhaul season in “Kostolac” TPP. One week earlier, repairs on unit B1 also was completed, and by the mid July repairs were done on the TPP “Kostolac A” units. This way all four units of Thermal power plant “Kostolac” are on the network of energy system and they are ready for the maximum production.
̶ Both units in TPP “Kostolac” work under maximum pressure, that is in accordance with the requests of EPS dispatcher center. All planned works in refreshing of these plants were done, because we directed repairs plan on those position that showed problematic in last few month. So, we meet winter completely ready for the maximum production. We expect that stable operating we will have by the march of the next year, when the unit B1 revitalization will be started ̶ said Dragan Zivic, director of TPP “Kostolac B”.
Radovan Bogdanovic, director of TPP “Kostolac A”, states that repairs on this older power plant were done in planned deadline and that they are ready for the full production.
̶ The program of standard repair activities was completely done, that is the revision of turbine generates sets, mining facilities repairs, rehabilitation of firebrick and thermal isolation, repair of pumps, armatures and auxiliaries, revision and analyses of electric power plants and equipment, but also revision of equipment for measuring, regulation and direction. Also, two coal ash burners were replaced on K1 of block A1, opening of low pressure turbine and metals state control on the block A1, week places revision on block A2 economizer, excavator station adjustment for the work in the block A2 and project realization of ash and slag small transporter in 2014. year ̶ state Bogdanovic and says that only the silver stat on production booster of block a2 was not replaced, but this will be finish until the end of august. The reason of deadline disposal in this work is delay in the public supply realization.