Southern Power Generation has awarded Pöyry an owner's engineer services assignment for a 1,440 MW combined cycle power plant in Johor, Malaysia.
Johor/Malaysia — Southern Power Generation is a project company established for this independent power producer project and owned by Malaysian state-owned power utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and Sipp Energy.
The project consists of two 720 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle blocks, with distillate as backup fuel. Each block consists of GE 9HA.02 gas turbine, triple pressure reheat once-through type heat recovery steam generator and steam turbine in single shaft configuration. The project also includes new 275/132 kV air insulated substation and new 132 kV gas insulated substation. The plant will be located adjacent to the existing Sultan Iskandar Power Station at Pasir Gudang, Johor.
Pöyry's assignment includes assistance in project management, design review, site supervision services, quality assurance and quality control, commissioning supervision services and services during warranty period. The contractor is assisted in the assignment by its local partner, Minconsult. The overall schedule for the services is about four years.