Uniper has awarded a significant turnkey deal for a gas fired CHP plant to SENER and German EPC contractor MMEC Mannesmann. The deal will see the CHP plant added on to an existing plant in Scholven/Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

The contract will secure the supply of two gas turbine and generator sets, two heat recovery steam generators, a steam turbine and generator set, as well as a direct-fired boiler.

In addition, the scope of work will see SENER and MMEC responsible for designing, supplying, installing, testing and commissioning the main components, as well as the associated equipment and services required (electrical equipment, instrumentation and control system, civil works, balance of plant, project management services).

Construction on the CHP plant is scheduled to begin in 2020.

The signing of the agreement took place at Uniper’s headquarters in Dusseldorf and was attended by Uniper’s chief operating officer, Eckhardt Rümmler, SENER energy business manager, Borja Zárraga, and MMEC chief executive officer, Oliver Apelt.

Zárraga stated that Germany is an important country for the development of Energy projects for the SENER Group, adding: “We are pleased to have closed this agreement with our local partner MMEC and for a client like Uniper. Definitely, the experience acquired by SENER in multiple previous cogeneration projects will be of special relevance for the successful execution of this contract.”

”We are delighted to execute this major EPC project on our German home turf with a renowned customer like Uniper.” said Apelt. He added that “MMEC Mannesmann’s strategy is to become a major player in the German energy sector and thus supporting the German “Energiewende”, is picking up speed. We will do our utmost, to deliver this project successfully and thus build a long-term partnership with Uniper and SENER.”