MHI receives Carty gas plant contract

Tokyo, June 5, 2013 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for a 440 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation system to be installed at the Carty Generating Station being constructed in Oregon for the Portland General Electric Company (PGE).

A separate long-term service agreement (LTSA) for the plant was also signed. The high-efficiency GTCC system will feature a state-of-the-art MHI M501GAC gas turbine and an MHI steam turbine unit with 50-inch blades. The generating station is scheduled to go online in the summer of 2016.

The order was placed with Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA) by Abengoa, through its subsidiary in the US which is the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the power plant project.

Abengoa is a globally recognized engineering company headquartered in Spain.