“Krasny Kotelshchik” will Supply Large Shipment of Equipment to Kostromskaya GRES
The Taganrog Boiler-Making Works “Krasny Kotelshchik” (TKZ) will supply to Kostromskaya GRES (being a part of JSC Inter RAO – Elektrogeneratsiya) two groups of High Pressure Heaters PVD-550. TKZ products meeting up-to-date reliability and safety requirements are designed for scheduled replacement of the power plant equipment which completed its service life.
Kostromskaya GRES is one of the largest thermal power plants of Russia. It is the third in terms of installed capacity (3600 MW) and generates around 1.5% of the total power produced in the country which is supplied to dozens of regions in RF as well as to neighboring CIS countries.
TKZ is tied up with the above power plant through the lasting business cooperation which is based on the successful execution of joint projects including replacement of the equipment which is responsible for the steady operation of the important power facility. Design, manufacture and supply of six (6) PVD-550 is a new stage of such cooperation.
PVD-550 are well known to TKZ clients. Similar equipment is installed at a number of Russian power plants and has positively proven itself in operation. For Kostromskaya GRES the Taganrog Works will supply heaters of special design namely with a lateral steam supply into the equipment body. Owing to such solution the compliance of new HP heaters with the peculiarities of the existing regeneration process scheme will be provided.
It is planned to commission the heaters in the 2nd Quarter 2022. Scheduled replacement of the equipment of Kostromskaya GRES will allow providing the reliable and effective operation of the Russian power plant also on account of efficiency enhancement.