Gas Turbine and Combined-Cycle Power Plants in Israel

 

Gezer
Location: Israel
Operator: Israel Electric Corp
Configuration: 4 X 148-MW V94.2 gas turbines, 3 X 370-MW, 1+1 combined-cycle blocks with V94.3A2 gas turbines
Fuel: diesel oil, natural gas
Operation: 1998-2008
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Israel Electric, Siemens
Quick facts: In March 2002, IEC approved the acquisition of the three CCGT blocks at Gezer from Siemens for $341mn. This was financed by a 15yr export credit facility from
Citibank Israel supported by a Hermes Kreditversicherungs AG guaranty.

Photograph courtesy of Israel Electric Corp
Posted 27 Feb 2008

Hagit
Location: Israel
Operator: Israel Electric Corp
Configuration: 2 X 110-MW 9001E gas turbines, 2 X 220-MW, 1+1 combined-cycle blocks with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: diesel oil, natural gas
Operation: 1996-2002
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: General Electric, Alstom
EPC: GE, Alstom
Quick facts: In Sep 2000, Alstom won a 90mn order for two steam sets to convert two of the GE turbines to combined-cycle.

Photograph courtesy of Israel Electric Corp
Posted 27 Feb 2008

Ramat Hovav
Location: Israel
Operator: Israel Electric Corp
Configuration: 2 X 100-MW 9001E gas turbines, 320-MW, 2+1 combined-cycle blocks with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: distillate oil
Operation: 1989-1999
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: General Electric, Alstom
EPC: Atlantic Projects, Alstom
Quick facts: In 1996, IEC ordered equipment to convert two simple-cycle GTs at Ramat Hovav to combined-cycle operation. Alstom secured the order and supplied HRSGs, a steam set, an air-cooled condenser, electrical equipment, I&C, and all auxiliary systems. The conversion went commercial in Mar 2000.

Photograph courtesy of Israel Electric Corp
Posted 27 Feb 2008

Abbreviations:  CC = combined-cycle, EGT = European Gas Turbines, GE = General Electric , GT = gas turbine, HRSG = heat recovery steam generator, MHI = Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, SWPC = Siemens Westinghouse Power Corp, T/G = turbine generator

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 02/27/08

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