Yokogawa Wins Control Systems Order for UAE Power and Desalination Station
OREANDA-NEWS. Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary Yokogawa Middle East & Africa has received an order from the Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA) to provide control systems for the Layyah Power and Desalination Station. SEWA, the owner and operator of this plant, is an agency of the Emirate of Sharjah, which is one of the states that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
SEWA is retrofitting the control systems, auxiliary facilities, and utilities for units 7 and 8 at the Layyah Power and Desalination Station. Each of these units comprises a 75 MW oil and gas-fired thermal power plant and a 27,000 m3 per day multi-stage flash* (MSF) desalination plant.
For this project, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa will deliver the CENTUM® VP integrated production control system for the boiler, turbine governor, turbine protection system and the desalination plant at each of these units, as well as the ProSafe®-RS safety instrumented system for burner management and boiler protection. The company will also deliver field instruments such as the DPharp EJA® series differential pressure/pressure transmitter, continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS), and steam and water analysis systems (SWAS). In addition to being responsible for engineering, the company will provide support for the installation and commissioning of these systems, with all work scheduled for completion by September 2017. This is Yokogawa’s first ever distributed control system order for a power and desalination plant in the UAE.