Systems to be used to control the new plant's boilers, turbines and generators

Invensys Process Systems, a technology, software and consulting firm, has signed a deal with Shandong No 3 Electric Power Construction of China to implement its Foxboro I/A Series distributed control system technology for a 3,300MW generating station being built in the Kutch district of the Indian state of Gujarat.

Under the terms of the contract, Invensys Process Systems (IPS) will provide I/A Series automation hardware and software, as well as a range of installation, engineering, training and field services.

The systems will be used to control the new plant’s boilers, turbines and generators, utilizing IPS’s Performance Plus co-ordinated control system technology.

Subsystem applications will include a data acquisition system, furnace safety supervisory system, boiler and turbine sequence control system, turbine digital electro-hydraulic control system, feed water pump mechanical electro-hydraulic control system, and electric control systems.

Siemson Yang, sales director of IPS China, said: IPS has provided complete distributed control system (DCS) services to Shandong No 3 Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO III) for more than 20 generation units, and we are pleased to be their trusted solutions partner as they continue their global expansion.