The specialists of the Central Branch of «Quadra — Power Generation» have held the trial startups of the booster compressor stations of the new energy unit — GSU (gas and steam unit) of 115 MW in Alexin.
«The check of the operation of the booster compressor stations was a success: the first trials confirmed readiness of the equipment for supply of gas and initial firing of gas turbine units,» Denis Ulanov, deputy general director for capital construction of PJSC «Quadra — Power Generation» explained.
The alignment of the reverse osmosis plants and electric deionization units is held now in the chemical water treatment shops; they are required to supply water to heat-recovery boilers. The checks of the gas pipelines for «warm start» near their completion.
The project for the construction of GSU-115 MW is included in the investment program of PJSC «Quadra — Power Generation» and is implemented within the framework of the capacity supply agreement (CSA). When the project is completed, the installed electrical capacity of the Alexin HPP will grow by 115 MW to 177 MW, installed heat capacity will grow by 90 Gcal/h to 240 Gcal/h. Thanks to the commissioning of GSU-115 MW, the Alexin HPP will generate nearby 890 mln. kWh of electricity per year.