CCGT Power Plants in the Czech and Slovak Republics
Bratislava PPC
Location: Slovakia
Operator: PPC Energy Group as
Configuration: 215-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with V94.2 gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1998
HRSG supplier: Tlmace
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Prvni Brnenska Strojirna Trebic
Quick facts: The Bratislava CCGT plant is the largest of its kind in Slovakia and was developed by Paroplynový Cyklus Bratislava as (PPC). The project was financed in part with a 15yr, ECU 50mn EIB loan approved in Sep 1998. The new plant was put into commercial operation in Aug 1998 replacing obsolete CHP equipment at the site. Electricity is sold to Slovenské Elektrárne, and thermal energy to local heating company Bratislavská Teplárenská for use in the eastern part of their DHS system. The plant is electrically connected to the local 110kV grid. Annual output is about 1.2 TWh of electricity and 2,600 TJ of heat.

Photograph courtesy of PPC Energy Group as
Posted 30 Sep 2009

Cerveny Mlyn
Location: Czech Republic
Operator: Teplarny Brno as
Configuration: 98-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with V64.3A gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1998
HRSG supplier: Austrian Energy & Environment CZ
T/G supplier: Siemens, GE
Quick facts: This combined-cycle CHP replaced an obsolete coal-fired heating plant. It delivers steam and hot water to Brno’s district heating system. Heat output is 15 MWt (in steam) and 125 MWt (in hot water). The horizontal, triple-pressure HRSG includes a supplementary natural gas burner.

Photograph courtesy of Austrian Energy & Environment
Posted 25 Mar 2007

Levice
Location: Slovakia
Operator: Slovintegra Energy sro
Configuration: 82-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with RB-211 gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2007
HRSG supplier: Tlmace
T/G supplier: RR, Siemens
EPC: Adato sro
Quick facts: Slovintegra was founded in Nov 2005 to build this CHP power station. Electricity is sold to ZSE at 110kV and up to 32 MWt of heat to the Levice industrial park.

Photograph courtesy of Slovintegra Energy
Posted 31 Mar 2011

Malženice
Location: Slovakia
Operator: E.ON Elektrárne sro
Configuration: 430-MW, single-shaft CCGT with SGT5-4000F gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Porr-Alpine Mayreder,Zorn & Nowy ZT GmbH, Heindl & Partner ZT GmbH, convex ZT GmbH
Quick facts: In Oct 2000, Malženice Power Ltd was incorporated as a joint venture of Siemens Project Ventures and Advanced Power Inc. Project development was completed in 2006 and the scheme was sold to E.ON. The site is in the vicinity of the villages Malzenice and Trakovice. Groundbreaking was on 6 Oct 2009 and Lubomir Jahnatek, the Slovakian Minister of Economics, attended. The plant was handed over on 30 Dec 2010 and connects to the 400kV grid. Cooling water is from the River Dudvah.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 20 Jan 2011

Považská Bystric
Location: Slovakia
Operator: Tepláreň as
Configuration: 57-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with LM6000 Sprint gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010
HRSG supplier: ISTROENERGO GROUP as
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: ISTROENERGO GROUP as
Quick facts: This district heating company started in 1929 as part of the local munitions factory. The first CHP plant started-up in 1946. Construction on the new CCGT block began in Jul 2009 and simple-cycle operation started in Nov 2010. The project cost €50mn.

Photograph courtesy of GGE as
Posted 20 Feb 2012

Trmice (Usti nad Labem)
Location: Czech Republic
Operator: Dalkia Ceska Republika AS
Configuration: 70-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with 6001FA gas turbine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1999
HRSG supplier: Austrian Energy & Environment CZ
T/G supplier: EGT, G-A
EPC: Alstom Power sro
Quick facts: This gas turbine partially repowered an obsolete coal-fired heating plant. Heat output is 115 MWt. The installation was challenging due to restrictions imposed by the existing plant. The steel stack was erected first, then bolier parts were suspended from the top downwards. The boiler heating surfaces were transported to site in modules including the boiler flue gas duct with internal insulation. These blocks, which weighed as much as 150t, were pulled up with hydraulic jacks.

Photograph courtesy of Alstom
Posted 20 Feb 2009

   
  Vresova
Location: Czech Republic
Operator: Sokolovská uhelná as
Configuration: 2 X 185 MW 1+1 CCGT blocks with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: coal syngas, natural gas
Operation: 1996
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: EGT, GEC-Alsthom, Skoda
EPC: Brno
Quick facts: The Suas gasification plant originally started up in the 1960s for town gas production and the syngas was used for power generation starting in the mid-1990s. The plant uses the ZUV process derived from the Lurgi Day Ash technology and processes about 2,000tpd of local lignite. The Vresova complex also makes briquettes.

Photograph courtesy of Sokolovská uhelná as
Posted 21 Feb 2005

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 23-Oct-2014

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