1. Work to Update Second GT to be Completed at Toa Oil’s Mizue Thermal Power Plant
Hitachi has signed a work agreement to update the second gas turbine (GT) at the Mizue Thermal Power Plant of oil and power producer Toa Oil Co., Ltd. The plant is the facility that drives Toa’s activities in the power sector. It is also one of a number of key facilities that generate electricity using fuel in the form of byproduct gases generated by the oil refineries behind Toa’s activities in the oil sector. The GT update will involve replacing the GT with a new model*1. It will provide benefits to the customer by improving cost-effectiveness*2 and facility reliability. Hitachi will be working on completing the work by December 2019 while coordinating periodic inspection work*3.
Hitachi will continue bringing its engineering expertise to bear on a wide range of renovation and replacement projects such as GT updating.
- *1 :
- The General Electric Company model 6F.03-1 GT is being updated to model 6F.03, and the Mark V control system to Mark VIe.
- *2 :
- Relative to before the update, the output at air temperature of 15°C will be improved by 6.6%, and the thermal efficiency by 2.6%.
- *3 :
- As of October 2019.