Mitsubishi Heavy Industries recently received an order from
The two RSGs, for the Electrabel Doel-1 NPP, are scheduled for delivery in September 2009. To date, MHI has delivered eight RSGs to
Doel-1, a 392.5 MW PWR NPP, is located near the port city of
The RSGs, to be manufactured at MHI’s Kobe Shipyard and Machinery Works, measure 20 metres in height and weigh roughly 270 tons. Their pressure-resistant container, made of low-alloy steel, houses approximately 4,800 heat transfer tubes made of inconel TT690, an advanced material.MHI said in a statement that SGs play a crucial role in PWRs by transferring the thermal energy generated in the reactor vessel to a secondary coolant and feeding the resulting steam to a turbine system to generate electricity.