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ABB UK order

ABB UK order

Bechtel Power Ltd. has placed an order with ABB for the supply of generating equipment for a 775 MW combined cycle power plant in the UK. The privately financed plant will be constructed at Coryton in Essex and will enter commercial operation in early 2001.

Bechtel Power is building the plant for InterGen (Inter-national Generating Com-pany). The plant will burn natural gas as well as gas oil from an adjacent refinery.

The order is valued at $140m. ABB will supply two GT26 gas turbines, the associated heat recovery steam generators, one steam turboset and auxiliary equipment. The company will also provide maintenance services.

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