Yokogawa to Supply Control Systems for Kudgi Power Plant
Yokogawa India, a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric, has secured a contract from NTPC to provide control systems to each of the three units at the Kudgi supercritical coal-fired thermal power plant in Karnataka, India.
Under the contract, Yokogawa will supply CENTUM VP integrated production control system, DPharp EJA series differential pressure/pressure transmitters, oxygen and liquid analyzers, a CCTV system, a battery-powered UPS system, and a paging system for the project to be built in Bijapur District.
In addition, Yokogawa will be responsible for executing the project including engineering, installation, commissioning, and operator training with first unit set to become operational in June 2015.
The 2,400MW project, which will include three 800MW units from Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator, will create around 3,000 jobs.
According to Yokogawa, the new contract is its fourth control system order for a supercritical coal-fired plant in India.