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Alstom commissions Unit 8 of TPP-26 power plant in Russia

07 Jul 2011
French engineering group Alstom has commissioned Unit 8 of the TPP-26 cogeneration combined-cycle power plant in Moscow, Russia, on behalf of Russian power producer OJSC Mosenergo.
The gas-fired cogeneration combined-cycle unit is designed to have a 420MW of electrical power capacity and up to 265MW of district heating capacity.
The integration of this unit will bring total plant capacity up to 1,830MW, making the TPP-26 plant a pivotal contributor to the Russian grid as well as a valuable source of district heating, Alstom said.
Alstom and Mosenergo signed a memorandum of understanding last year, under which both companies will develop combined-cycle power technologies, supply integrated power island solutions for thermal plants, and modernize and repower Mosenergo's fleet.