Spanish power approved

Oviedo-based Hc Energia has given an Alstom-led consortium approval to construct a 400MW combined cycle power station in Soto de Ribera, Spain.


Oviedo-based Hc Energia has given an Alstom-led consortium approval to construct a 400MW combined-cycle power station in Soto de Ribera, Spain.



The turnkey contract was originally awarded in August 2008 and includes a long-term operation and maintenance contract. The total value of both contracts is €340m (£274m) and will be booked during the third quarter of the fiscal year 2008/09.



Under the terms of the contract, Alstom will supply a fully integrated turnkey power plant, comprising of one KA26-1 single shaft power train, integrating in-house core plant components: one GT26 gas turbine, one heat recovery steam generator, one STF15c steam turbine and one TOPGAS turbogenerator.



The new power plant represents the eighth GT26 power station constructed by Alstom in Spain and the fourth with Hc Energia following Castejon 1 and 2 and Soto 4.



The Alstom GT26 combined-cycle power plant fleet in Spain totals 4,800MW with this contract, including 4,000MW already operational and 400MW under construction.