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“Quadra – Power Generation” Has Successfully Performed “Hot Startup” of the Second Gas Turbine of GSU-115 MW in Alexin

“Quadra – Power Generation” Has Successfully Performed “Hot Startup” of the Second Gas Turbine of GSU-115 MW in Alexin

The company “Quadra – Power Generation” has checked the main equipment of the energy unit of the Alexin HPP (heat power plant). Following the “hot startup”, the second gas turbine of the GSU (gas steam unit) reached the nominal rotation speed of 6,600 rotations per minute.

“Now we analyze all the tests completed, after which we will start steam line blowing and startup and adjustment works at the auxiliary equipment,” explained Andrey Ryabykh, managing director of the Central Generation – branch of PJSC “Quadra – Power Generation”.

He added that the company was preparing for the startup of the steam turbine forming part of the energy unit equipment. Connection of the unit to the grid, load augmentation and comprehensive testing of the equipment will become a final stage of all control measures.

The project of GSU-115 MW construction is included in the investment program of PJSC “Quadra – Power Generation” and is implemented within the framework of the capacity supply agreement (CSAs). After the project completion, the installed electric capacity of the Alexin HPP will grow by 115 MW to equal 177 MW, the installed thermal capacity will be increased by 90 Gcal/h to 240 Gcal/h. Owing to the commissioning of GSU-115 MW, the Alexin HPP will produce nearby 890 m kW/h of electricity a year.