Israeli plant set to be online by 2014: Zorlu
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Zorlu Energy has said its gas turbines planned in Israel are being tested. Company photoTurkey’s Zorlu Energy announced that Dorad Energy Limited, 25 percent of which is owned by the company, started July 26 to test and run operations in six gas turbines in Ashkelon, Israel, by a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) yesterday.
In this manner, the turbines are planned to be fired and become fully operational in the next few weeks, the company said.
The remaining six gas turbines, each of which has 48 MWs of installed power, are planned to be fired by the end of August, completing all the tests for the whole power plant in December.
The power plant is expected to reach the capacity of 840 MWs with the steam turbines and to begin commercially available production.
The company announced last week that its 56.4 megawatts (MW) of wind power plant in Pakistan had started to sell power to the Pakistani national power distribution company after having passed all tests, in a written statement.