Tackling growing electricity demand

Due to the ongoing construction boom in Russia, high demand for cement has led to an unprecedented rise in the growing need for electricity. To help meet this need, CJSC Inteco has chosen GE’s Jenbacher technology to power its new production line in the reconstructed ­Verhnebakanskiy Cement Plant in Novorossiysk/Russia. The new 2.3 million t/a production line, which is going to be the largest in Russia in terms of capacity, will commence commercial operations in mid-2011. Expanding the role of its J624 Jenbacher gas engine into industrial applications, GE will provide 11 J624 containerized generator sets to the cement factory, making this the first containerized, 4-MW J624 generator set in the world. The engines will produce approximately 44.3 MW of electricity with 45.6 % efficiency for the new production line.


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