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MHI: Second Unit of M701JAC Gas Turbine Begins Commercial Operation at GTCC Power Plant in Chonburi Province, Thailand

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TOKYO, Oct 11, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Power, a power services brand name of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has actually started operation of a 2nd M701 JAC gas turbine system for natural gas-fired power plants in Thailand. Inaugurated on October 1, this is the second of 8 systems purchased on a full-turnkey basis as part of a joint endeavor in between Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited, among Thailand’s biggest independent power manufacturers (IPP), and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The very first system, which was likewise a very first M701 JAC in Southeast Asia, began industrial operation at the end of March this year.


The GTCC Power Plant in Chonburi


This M701 JAC signs up with the international fleet of J-Series and JAC-Series gas turbines that have actually collected more than 1.4 million operating hours; with 83 systems purchased around the world. When finished, the 8 systems in the job will form a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power system with an overall output of 5,300 megawatts (MW). A 25- year long-lasting service arrangement (LTSA) for these systems is likewise in impact and Mitsubishi Power is completely supporting the client’s dependable operation and upkeep of the very first and the 2nd systems through remote tracking of plant operation with TOMONITM, which is Mitsubishi Power’s digital option service consisting of an analytical platform established for the optimization of power plant operation. The building of the staying 6 systems have actually begun and are completely through 2024 when the last system will begin industrial operations in 2024.

Mrs. Porntipa Chinvetkitvanit, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited, is heartened by the task’s development. “We provide our appreciation and gratitude for the ongoing efforts of the Mitsubishi Power group, which caused the effective shipment the task’s 2nd system of gas turbine following shipment of the very first system, in line with our preliminary schedule. This was done in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand. This achievement enhances our expectations that Mitsubishi Power will continue to provide vigilantly and work out exceptional job management to allow all 8 systems to browse the web, on schedule.”

Koji Nishikawa, President and Managing Director of Mitsubishi Power (Thailand), mentioned his business’s dedication to its operate in Thailand. “Mitsubishi Power stays dedicated to supporting Thailand’s efforts beforehand sustainable financial advancement through our extremely effective and reputable first-rate gas turbines. Our group is vigilantly dealing with the job, making sure that we continue to provide the staying 6 systems on schedule in spite of the pandemic, to assist produce more trusted, steady and tidy energy for the nation.”

The 2 ultra-large-scale power plants are under building in Chonburi and Rayong Provinces, around 130 kilometers southeast of Bangkok. Each plant will have an output of 2,650 MW and utilize gas as its main fuel source, in addition to 4 power trains each including a gas turbine, steam turbine, heat healing steam generator and generator. Mitsubishi Power will make and provide the gas and steam turbines in addition to supplementary devices, while Mitsubishi Electric Corporation will offer the generators. The power produced will be offered to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to supply the nation with a trustworthy and extremely effective source of tidy energy.

The freshly inaugurated M701 JAC is a core part of the power plant in Chonburi Province, which is run by Gulf SRC Company Limited *. At a time when the international coronavirus pandemic is affecting devices shipments and setups due to logistical concerns and problem in sending out engineers to task websites, the job stays working on schedule due to collective efforts of all celebrations included.

Mitsubishi Power is developing a stable performance history in massive gas turbine setups in Thailand. In 2011, the Company got full-turnkey orders from a business backed by Gulf Energy Development to build GTCC plants at Nong Saeng and U Thai. The plants started business operations in 2014 and 2015, respectively. In 2020, an order was gotten from Hin Kong Power Company Limited, another business collectively developed by Gulf Energy Development, for a GTCC plant including 2 M701 JAC gas turbines.

Mitsubishi Power is devoted towards assisting develop a more sustainable energy future in Thailand through the brand-new, cleaner power plants in Chonburi and Rayong. Exceeding this, Mitsubishi Power will continue to motivate adoption of its J-Series gas turbines, to provide dependable and tidy energy that will produce a future that works for individuals and the world.

The power plant in Rayong Province is run by Gulf PD Company Limited.

About MHI Group

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is among the world’s leading commercial groups, covering energy, logistics & facilities, commercial equipment, aerospace and defense. MHI Group integrates advanced innovation with deep experience to provide ingenious, integrated options that assist to recognize a carbon neutral world, enhance the lifestyle and guarantee a more secure world. For additional information, please check out www.mhi.com or follow our insights and stories on www.spectra.mhi.com.


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Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


Sectors: Energy


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