Škoda Power wins contract to modernise turbo generators

Škoda Power, part of Doosan Power Systems, has been awarded a contract for the major modernisation of turbo generators in the Salmisaari B power plant in Helsinki, Finland.

Owned by Helsinki Energy, Salmisaari B is a coal power plant that is capable of producing 160MW of electricity and about 280MW of district heating to HelsinkI.

The project involves the complete modernisation of turbo generators and covers the retrofit of high-pressure parts, a complete replacement of low-pressure parts, a new generator and auxiliaries.

Commissioning is scheduled for September 2012.