Power Machines will modernize TPP Sofia in Bulgaria

Power Machines and Toplofikacia Sofia EAD (Bulgaria) have signed a contract for modernization of steam boiler units No. 7 and 8 of TPP Sofia.

Russian company has won the tender for supply and installation of plant and equipment, conducted according to the EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules. Competitors of the company were tenderers – boiler construction companies from Germany, Poland and Slovakia.

- As Power Machines equipment meets the international requirements for quality and high standards of environmental impact assessment, it was the particular reason for Power Machines to receive a contract for the modernization of TPP Sofia facilities, says General Director of Power Machines Roman Philippov.

Pursuant to the contract, Power Machines shall conduct dismantling of boiler equipment of two units; design, manufacture and delivery of new boiler equipment, and have a range of services for installation and commissioning of the reconstructed facilities, conducting guarantee tests and customer training.

Taganrog Boiler Plant (SCC, Power Machines Group subsidiary) will design new boiler facilities to replace the old ones, constructed and installed in 1962 - 1963. The commissioning dates for upgraded units are planned for the 3Q 2018 and 3Q 2019.

The project will improve the reliability and efficiency of the TPP units and reduce the negative impact on the environment.

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Modernization of TPP Sofia units is a continuation of Power Machines company success in Bulgaria. In 2014, Power Machines implemented a project on the reconstruction of the fifth turbine-generator unit of the TPP, and in 2010, produced, delivered and supervised the installation of two 220 MW turbine-generators for the refurbishment of two power units at Maritsa Iztok 2 TPP.