The scheduled repairs of gas turbine unit No.2 of HPP Luch have started in the Belgorod branch of “Quadra – Power Generation”. The company will assign over RUB 200 m for them. Now the gas producing unit has already been removed out of service; it will be sent to the specialized service center in Kaluga.
“The gas turbine has worked 25 thousand hours and is to pass medium repairs according to the technical regulations,” explained Sergey Gladyshev, chief of GT HPP Luch.
The repairs site in Kaluga will perform module-by-module replacement of the “hot part” of the gas producing unit, which consists of a combustion chamber and double-stage turbine of high pressure. The works will last till May. Then the energy specialists will repair the generating unit of the gas turbine unit.
HPP Luch is equipped with two gas turbine units LM 2500+HSPT made by General Electric of 30 MW and 30 Gcal/h in capacity each.
The plant generates electricity and thermal energy. Together with the boiler house “Yuzhnaya”, “Luch” provides heat and hot water to the consumers of a half of the Kharkovskaya Gora in Belgorod.