Siemens builds combined-cycle power plant in Germany

Siemens Energy finished construction on a 430 MW natural gas combined-cycle power plant near Cologne, Germany.

Comissioned by customer Statkraft Markets GmbH, a unit of the Norwegian utility company Statkraft, Siemens completed construction on the power plant six weeks ahead of schedule, according to a release by Siemens.


The power plant, named Knapsack II, was built as a turnkey project with Siemens providing the main plant components, an SGT5-4000F class gas turbine as well as a steam turbine, generator and steam generator designed to be powered by recovered heat.

Knapsack II power plant is a single-shaft unit in which the gas and steam turbines are arranged on one shaft and drive the same generator.

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