Yokogawa wins order for Jeddah thermal power plant

Centum-yokogawaYokogawa will supply a CENTUM VP R5 integrated production control system for the control of the boiler and its auxiliary facilities. (Image source: Yokogawa)Yokogawa Electric has won an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply various systems and products for Stage-1 of the Jeddah South oil-fired thermal power plant 1 project in Saudi Arabia

The joint order recipients are Yokogawa Electric and a subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, the company said a statement.

The order includes control systems, safety instrumented systems, analysis systems and other products.

Jeddah South will be Saudi Arabia’s first supercritical thermal power plant, and is being built by a state-owned Saudi Electricity Company. Stage 1 of this project involves the construction of four 723MW units producing a total of 2,892MW. Unit 1 is scheduled to start operation in 2017.

Yokogawa will supply a CENTUM VP R5 integrated production control system for the control of the boiler and its auxiliary facilities. For each of the four units, the company will also supply CENTUM VP R5 integrated production control system for the control of the boiler and its auxiliary facilities, including all IEC61850-based electrical systems; a ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system (SIS); an Exaquantum plant information management system (PIMS); and a plant operation training simulator.

The company will also supply PK200 current-to-pneumatic converters; liquid analysis system consisting of conductivity, pH and residual chlorine analyzers; and duct gas analysis system consisting of oxygen, infrared gas, and TDLS200 tunable diode laser analyzers.

Yokogawa Saudi Arabia, a unit of Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, will be in charge of the engineering and commissioning of the distributed control systems (DCS), SISs, and PIMSs.

Meanwhile Yokogawa Electric and Yokogawa Electric Korea will be responsible for the engineering and delivery of the current-to-pneumatic converters and the analysis systems.

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