Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) (7011:Tokyo) has received an order from Daewoo International Corporation of Korea for two sets of an M701F4 gas turbine and generator to be installed at two new units at the existing Talimarjan thermal power plant in Uzbekistan.

The project’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor is Hyundai Engineering & Construction of Korea and the customer is SJSC Uzbekenergo.

The two combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants are slated to enter commercial operation in 2016.

Each plant will consist of a 320 MW class M701F4 gas turbine, steam turbine, heat recovery steam generator and generator.

MHI will manufacture and supply the gas turbines, and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation will provide the generators.

The Talimarjan TPP expansion project will be co-financed by the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Asian Development Bank.

SJSC Uzbekenergo holds a key position in the nation’s power industry, having a total power generation capacity of 12,400 MW.

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