Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), a leading global industrial firm, has announced that a consortium comprising Mitsubishi Power, MHI, and Jurong Engineering Limited (JEL) had been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to develop a new cutting-edge hydrogen-ready combined cycle power plant (CCPP) for Sembcorp Industries.
Located within Sembcorp’s upcoming multi-utilities center on Jurong Island, the new CCPP is expected to be operational by 2026 and will contribute toward generating electricity for industrial companies located on the island. Under the contract, Mitsubishi Power will supply an M701 JAC gas turbine and other main accessory equipment, as well as support the long-term maintenance of the plant’s major equipment. Meanwhile, JEL will provide construction and Balance of the plant.
The CEO of Sembcorp Industries commented that the development of this new plant would help work towards a sustainable future by improving the performance of power generation assets on Jurong Island, while reducing carbon emissions through hydrogen fuel blending. Mitsubishi Power is continuously committed to working with public and private power providers in Singapore to help transition away from natural gas by offering hydrogen-ready infrastructure.
(Source: Mitsubishi Power)