MGT Teesside Ltd, a UK based company, has selected Técnicas Reunidas (TR), in a consortium with Samsung C&T, for the execution of a contract to build a new 299 MWe CHP biomass-fired power plant in Teeside, UK.
The power plant will consist of the installation of one steam generator followed by a steam turbine with a total gross power output of 299 MWe. The main steam generation system is composed of a Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boiler using wood pellets and chips as main fuel. The scope also includes all necessary balance of plant, including fuel handling and the necessary abatement systems to fulfill latest emission standards.
The total contract value of the power plant will be close to EUR 700 million of which TR’s contract share is approximately 70%. It covers the services for engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of the power plant, up to commercial operation. The power plant commercial operations are expected to begin in 2020. Notice to proceed was received on 11th August 2016 following contract signature on August 10th. This is the first contract in the UK for TR.
Source: Técnicas Reunidas