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Yokogawa wins project for Jeddah power plant

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has won an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply various systems and products for Stage-1 of the Jeddah South supercritical oil-fired thermal power plant 1 project in Saudi Arabia.

The joint order recipients are Yokogawa Electric and a subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, said a statement.  The order includes control systems, safety instrumented systems, analysis systems and other products.

Jeddah South will be Saudi Arabia’s first supercritical thermal power plant, and is being built by a state-owned Saudi Electricity Company. Stage-1 of this project involves the construction of four 723 MW units producing a total of 2,892 MW. Unit 1 is scheduled to start operation in 2017.

For each of the four units, Yokogawa will supply the following:

1. Centum VP R5 integrated production control system for the control of the boiler and its auxiliary facilities, including all IEC61850-based electrical systems; a ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system (SIS); an ExaquantumTM plant information management system (PIMS); a plant operation training simulator

2. PK200 current-to-pneumatic converters

3. Liquid analysis system consisting of conductivity, pH, and residual chlorine analyzers

4. Duct gas analysis system consisting of oxygen, infrared gas, and TDLS200 tunable diode laser analyzers