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Second on-site CCPP for Mexican copper producer

Siemens Energy has signed a contract with Minera Mexico for the turnkey supply of a second combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Mexico, and will supply electricity to its copper mines.

Minera Mexico is a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico, the countryࢀ™s largest mining company and one of the worldࢀ™s largest copper producers.

The La Caridad II plant, which is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2014, will be located in Sonora State adjacent to the La Caridad I plant, which is also being built by Siemens.

It will have an installed capacity of 250 MW in addition to the 250 MW generated at La Caridad I.

The main equipment to be installed in the plant includes an SGT6-5000F gas turbine, an SST-900 steam turbine, an SGEN6-1000A generator, a heat-recovery steam generator, and the complete electrical and SPPA-T3000 instrumentation and control equipment.

Siemens will be responsible for the full turnkey supply of the plant, including plant engineering, procurement, and construction.

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