press release

for immediate release: 13th of June 2013


SOLYVENT FLÄKT AWARDED MAJOR FAN CONTRACT FROM HHI FOR JEDDAH SOUTH SUPERCRITICAL POWER PLANT IN SAUDI ARABIA

 

Leading axial fan supplier Solyvent Fläkt AB, part of Fläkt Woods Group, has been awarded a major contract to design and deliver a total of 40 fans for the construction of the Jeddah South, 2,640 MW oil-fired thermal power plant, located on the coast of Saudi Arabia near Mecca. The customer, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), is the sole EPC contractor for the power plant.

 Solyvent Fläkt will deliver all equipment during 2014. When
  operational, in 2017, the full load electrical production of the
  Jeddah South power plant will represent 5% of Saudi Arabia’s
  entire power generation capacity. 

 Solyvent Fläkt will provide complete fan solutions including main
  motors, sand filters and silencers. The contract includes both
  large axial variable pitch in motion PF fans and large centrifugal
  Technopal fans.

 

Solyvent Fläkt was chosen by HHI for the following reasons:

  •  Comprehensive support during the entire bidding process through  their local presence in Korea together with technical expertise
      from the Center of Excellence in Växjö Sweden.
  • Compliance with the specification requirements for high fan efficiency for all fans.
  • The axial PF fan design meets the end user’s need for easy maintenance with short down time for the power plant.
  • Solyvent Fläkt’s axial two-stage PF fans are delivered as a fully assembled rotor excluding blades to facilitate quick and easy assembly at site, minimizing installation cost.



 

Fläkt Woods is a global company developing and offering highly performing products and solutions for buildings and industry. Head quartered in Geneva, the company has more than 3 500 employees worldwide ranging from R&D, high tech manufacturing, sales and distribution. The company is top ranked in the industry with a solid reputation as a provider of energy efficient solutions for a healthy and optimized indoor climate.

Learn more at www.flaktwoods.com


For further information please contact:

Fredrik Albertson
Managing Director
Solyvent Fläkt AB - a company within Fläkt Woods Group
Tel: +46 470 717 724
E-mail: fredrik.albertson@flaktwoods.com

Torsten Sondergaard
Business Development and Corporate Communications Director
Tel: +41 22 309 3808
E-mail: torsten.sondergaard@flaktwoods.com

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