Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Electric Korea Co., Ltd., has won an order from Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. in South Korea to supply control systems for the Mong Duong 2 coal-fired power plant, which is being constructed in Quang Ninh Province in Vietnam.
The Mong Duong 2 coal-fired power plant, one of the largest power plants in Vietnam with a total output of 1,200 MW (two 600 MW units), is being constructed by AES-VCM Mong Duong Power Company Limited*, and its first unit is scheduled to start operation in August 2014. This order includes the CENTUM® VP integrated production control system for the power plant's boilers, turbines, and auxiliary facilities, and the ProSafe®-RS safety instrumented system for safely shutting down the plant if any abnormal conditions occur. The systems for the first and second units are scheduled to be delivered in January and July 2013, respectively. Yokogawa was able to win this order because of the high reliability of its control systems, Yokogawa Electric Korea's excellent engineering capabilities and Yokogawa's solid track record in the Vietnamese power plant sector.