Siemens K.K. (Siemens K.K., Shinagawa, Tokyo President and CEO: Kenichi Fujita, hereinafter referred to as Siemens) received an order from Nippon Steel Engineering Co., Ltd. for a steam turbine and related products for a biomass power plant in Japan.
The scope of supply includes a steam turbine of approximately 75 MW power output, condenser, generator and turbine controls. The equipment will be installed at biomass power plant which Hirohata Biomass Power Generation Co., Ltd. drives to develop in Hirohata, Himeji city, Hyogo, Japan. The commercial operation of the project is planned for 2023.
Biomass plants are on the increase in Japan while promotional measures are undertaken to further accelerate the introduction and expansion of renewable energy to realize low carbon society. Siemens positions steam turbine for biomass plant as one of the energy business strategies in Japan and attempts to expand the sales.
“Siemens is focusing on providing highly efficient steam turbine to contribute to our customers’ benefits. We have succeeded in receiving orders of steam turbine for biomass plants continually since last year,” said Kenichi Fujita, President & CEO, Siemens K.K. “We will continue to work for the development of renewable and biomass energy power generation in Japan.”
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