Plant Engineering Metso to Automate Coal Fired Power Plant in India

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Instrumentation has signed an agreement with Metso to upgrade an automation system at the Parichha thermal power station located in Parichha (Jhansi), Uttar Pradesh. As a result of the upgrade, the plant will be able to improve process efficiency and ensure safer process operation with better data collection, improved control, minimized device failures, and fewer unplanned shutdowns.

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The Power plant at Parichha, India, that Metso will automate
The Power plant at Parichha, India, that Metso will automate
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Parichha/India – Metso will modernize the existing Metso-supplied control system which has reached the end of its life cycle. The delivery includes system software and hardware as well as site services. Owned by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam, the 890 MW Parichha thermal power station consists of two 110 MW, two 210 MW and one 250 MW units, all fueled by coal. The upgraded control system for two 110 MW units will commissioned by March 2013.

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