The full scope of supply
will consist of the SGT-800 gas turbine, a generator and turbine controls, with
the performance test completion of the plant planned
for 2023. This inaugural SGT-800 order intake is an important positioning for
Siemens Energy to penetrate Japan’s cogeneration market, and to be regarded as
a clean, viable alternative with low carbon emissions - a departure from the traditional
coal-fueled plants. It also underscores Siemens Energy’s commitment to the
Japanese market with local offices and experts supporting the country’s energy
For Sumitomo Chemical,
the plan to redivert its resources to this new facility from the previous
fossil fuel plant - to be closed down soon – signifies its best intention to
reduce carbon emissions by more than 240,000 tons annually, which is equivalent
to about 20% of carbon emissions produced by Chiba Works.
Siemens Energy K.K.
President & CEO Mr. Yasuhiko Otsuki said this milestone achievement is a
significant step towards expanding the sales of gas turbines for cogeneration
plants and similar operations in Japan, and that Siemens Energy will provide
the full support on project execution to commercial operation.