Fuji Electric, Balcke Durr to Construct 45-MW Geothermal Plant in Iceland

A consortium of Fuji Electric Co. and Balcke Durr has secured a contract to construct a 45-megawatt  power generating unit and cold end equipment for a geothermal project owned by Iceland’s state-owned Landsvirkjun.

Landsvirkjun said the cost of the contract is US$42 million. The project involves the design, manufacture, and installation of the steam turbine and generator and cold end equipment. The contract also includes the option of purchasing an additional 45-MW generating unit for the second phase of the project.

The plant is expected to start power production in the autumn of 2017.

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