Compact Global News

10. October 2015

Hythe power station meets capacity market

Southampton Green power generation requires a back-up capacity. The capacity market is at its beginning and will be a growing market in Great Britain. RWE npower and the National Grid decided to integrate Hythe Power Station into the capacity market. In June 2015 COMPACT Global was contract awarded to convert Hythe CHP Power Station to simple cycle operation to meet as quick starter the new demand. In July 2015 with the environmental authority permission, the Notice to Proceed was issued by RWE npower.

Our goal was to get back to commercial operation on 01st of November, said Andrew Johnson the RWE npower project manager. Among all bidders, COMPACT Global with their unique Pack & Go Technology guaranteed the realization. With the Notice to Proceed, issued on 07th of July to COMPACT Global, the production of the new Exhaust System started. The first truck arrived on site on 28th of September. Our risk management was continuously monitoring the process of fabrication and supply and COMPACT Global delivered, Tony Holder the Power Station Director said. Within three weeks, Hythe Power Station was converted. On 24th of October the commissioning of the power station began. A major requirement is the acoustic performance of the exhaust system Peter Jackson from Spectrum Acoustic Consultants said, because the power station is located in close distance to Hythe village.  The acoustic readings confirmed that the COMPACT Global LM 6000 Exhaust System surpassed all acoustic requirements. 

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8. May 2015

Avion project close to commissioning

Manila Avion San Gabriel project in Batam, about 2,0 hours south of Manila, is one of the latest installations among a number of newly plant power generation projects. ISTROERNERGO is fully in plan with the installation, IEG project manager Miroslav Velcony said. Avion project consist of two units GE LM 6000 Sprint. The power station all overlooking Exhaust Systems are supplied by COMPACT Global. We expecting the commissioning results in June, Juan Prera the project manager of COMAPCT Global said. When all acoustic figures are confirmed, we can proudly present to GE a new standard for their LM 6000 series.

The Philippine economy grew 6.6 percent last year and is projected to grow by anywhere from six percent to seven percent this year. Philippines - Electricity demand in the Philippines is expected to rise in all three grids – Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao – because of the expected growth in the economy, the Department of Energy (DOE) said in its latest power supply-demand projection.

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10. January 2015

CMIT awarded contract for MLM Myanmar

Rayong CMI Services Thailand has signed the contract with COMPACT Global  to deliver three units GE Frame 6B Exhaust Systems for a combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Mon State, Myanmar. The project will be built in two phases and is expected to start producing an initial 43MW of power already by the second quarter of 2015.

Only about a quarter of the country's population of 60 million people have access to electricity, according to the Asian Development Bank.
CMIT managing director Athiphee Na Nakorn said the project is in line with the company's approach of supporting Myanmar building the infrastructure that is necessary to drive the region's economic growth.

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