HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy gas-fired power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. This year's winners are:
Andong Combined Cycle Power Plant, Andong, South Korea
South Korea is in the midst of a massive push toward generation capacity additions, and this plant is one of four combined cycle power plants scheduled to come online through next year that will use the Siemens H-class turbine.
CPV Sentinel Energy Project, Desert Hot Springs, California
Where there's lots of wind, there's need for fast-response backup capacity. For this Southern California gas plant, several site factors helped ensure success in that role.
Jingqiao Power Plant, Beijing, China
This combined heat and power plant, one of the largest in the world, is among China's latest additions to a cleaner, distributed generation fleet—factors of critical importance in urban centers concerned about air pollution.
New York University Cogeneration Plant, New York City
This campus combined heat and power plant has proven that it delivers more than reliable, low-cost, low-emissions electricity, heating, and cooling. While operating in island mode, this microgrid also provided an oasis during an emergency.
Quisqueya I & II, San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Sometimes it takes an atypical partnership to ensure success for both partners. The development partnership for this plant resulted in a project boasting multiple superlatives for owners plus wins the nation's customers.
Ulsan 4 Combined Cycle Power Plant, Ulsan Metropolitan City, South Korea
Neither speed nor safety was compromised in the development of this fast-track project. Swift government approvals and a two-phase construction plan helped this plant deliver desperately needed power ahead of schedule.
For more details about these projects see the September issue of POWER at www.powermag.com.
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