Joint venture establishedfor technology transfer, development in Pacific

The Electric Power Research Institute and Sargent & Lundy are working on a joint venture to provide packaged services for power plant studies and technology transfer in the Pacific Rim.

The venture, dubbed SEPRIL, will develop products based on the State-of-the-Art Power Plant (SOAPP) software and products which have already been completed through another joint venture. SEPRIL will be based in Hong Kong, China, and proceeds will be used to fund continued development of SOAPP software.

Services will include evaluating power generation alternatives, developing conceptual power plant designs, undertaking repowering and retrofitting studies to improve plant performance and technology transfer courses.