E.ON opens EUR 400mn combined cycle power plant in Hungary.

By bne IntelliNews June 28, 2011
Germany's E.ON officially opened its 433MW combined cycle power plant in Gonyu, western Hungary, under a EUR 400mn investment, the company said in a news release on its site showed. The gas-fired facility, which is equipped with combined cycle gas and steam turbines, can supply energy to about 600,000 households. The plant needs around 580mn cubic meters of gas per year. Its efficiency ratio reaches 59%. The construction process started in January 2009, while the commercial operations kicked off in May after the plant was connected to the Hungarian power grid. Siemens supplied the main part of the equipment and under the turnkey-agreement will arrange the maintenance of the plant in the next nine years.
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