Emerson awarded contract

to automate combined cycle gas turbine units

  • May 21, 2009
  • Emerson awarded contract
    Emerson awarded contract

Emerson Process Management announced todaythat it has been awarded the contract byenergy company EDF to automate six newCombined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) units withits PlantWeb digital plant architecture. Thenew installations located in West Burton inthe UK, and the towns of Blénod-lès-Pont-à-Mousson and Martigues in France, will enableEDF to satisfy future energy supply requirementsand meet its climate commitment. “AtEDF we are looking to provide modern and efficient power generation that is responsive and flexible to the demand for electricity, “said Mr Bernard Bergerot, CCGT Projects Strategic Director within EDF’s Thermal Engineering Department. “To help achieve this we have sourced an automation solution that offered maximum reliability, was easy to maintain, and provided flexibility.” said Jérôme Durand, I&C team manager within EDF’s Thermal Engineering Department. “Emerson’s considerable execution expertise in worldwide electricity generation applications makes us a low risk partner for these significant projects,” said Bob Yeager, president of the Power & Water Solutions division of Emerson. “We are extremely pleased to be able to work with EDF to maximise efficiency of all six units.”