Siemens announces the completion of the 1,000th steam turbine at the Vadodara factory
New Delhi, September 12 () Siemens on Thursday announced a key milestone for its steam turbine factory in Vadodara, Gujarat, with the launch of the factory's 1,000th steam turbine.
The 1,000th turbine is a 29 megawatt (MW) waste heat recovery steam turbine for JK Cement, the second largest white cement manufacturer in India. Waste heat recovery is an economical method to increase the overall efficiency of the plant and, therefore, lower fuel demand, according to a company statement.
The Siemens steam turbine factory in Vadodara manufactures steam turbines of up to 200 MW for domestic and foreign markets. The factory has been operational since 2004 and is an established competence center for steam turbines from 2 MW to 100 MW used in industrial applications.
With an area of 6,500 square meters, the factory manufactures single and multi-stage steam turbines for industrial applications, in addition to providing after-sales and repair services. Gerd Deusser, director (gas and energy) of Siemens, said: Siemens has maintained its strong market position in the power generation sector in India with a significant installed generation capacity that operates in Siemens turbines. The last milestone further solidifies the position of Siemens in the industrial space applications. KKS HRS