Power Machines have successfully put into precommercial operation a power unit at Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK)

Power Machines have successfully put into precommercial operation a 25MW power unit for NLMK electric power manufacture needs.

The power unit equipment includes a steam turbine by Kaluga Turbine Works, a generator by Electrosila as well as the electrical equipment and automatic machinery devices. Power Machines designed, manufactured, delivered and supervised erection of the equipment.

The equipment was installed on the existing foundation of the dismounted turbo-compressor at the NLMK oxygen-converter plant.

Total amount of the contract is €4 mln.

Novolipetsk Steel is one of the largest steel producers of Russia specializing on sheet products. The launch of a new power unit will let NLMK manufacture its own cheap electric power in the framework of power saving program.