Turkish power plant builders have awarded three contracts for turbines, with a combined generating capacity of just over 1.6GW. Germany’s Siemens will be providing gas and steam turbines for a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant and a cogeneration (combined heat and power – CHP) plant, while Denmark’s Vestas will be providing wind turbines.

Siemens will provide 1.2GW of CCGT capacity for installation in the Hamitabat power plant being revamped near Luleburgaz in northwest Turkey, for start-up in the summer of 2017. The turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor is local firm Gama Power Systems. Siemens will deliver two generating units, each rated at 600MW and comprising a gas turbine, steam turbine, generator and control systems. (CONTINUED - 299 WORDS)