Global Processing

Yokogawa wins control system order for combined cycle power plant

July 16, 2012

SABAH, Malaysia — Yokogawa Electric Corp.’s affiliate, Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., has received an order from Taiwanese engineering firm CTCI Consortium to supply control systems and field devices for the Kimanis combined cycle power plant, which is being built for Kimanis Power Sdn. Bhd. in the Malaysian state of Sabah, in the northeast part of Borneo island.

The Kimanis combined cycle power plant, which uses both gas and steam turbines, will have a total output of 300 MW (three 100 MW units). The first 100 MW units, now under construction, are scheduled to start operation in December 2013.

This order is for a comprehensive range of control and instrumentation including the CENTUM VP integrated production control systems for the power plant''s boilers and its boiler and turbine auxiliary facilities; the ProSafe®-RS safety instrumented system for safely shutting down the plant if any abnormal conditions occur; exhaust gas analyzers; and differential pressure/pressure transmitters.

Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. will be responsible for project execution, including engineering, installation and commissioning services.

According to a press release, Yokogawa will continue to expand its sales of industrial automation systems by targeting Malaysia’s growing power market.