Portuguese contract win
Peter Brotherhood Ltd has won a £2 million contract with Portugal’s Energetus for the design and manufacture a 10.75 MW turbo-generator set to be installed at the new biomass-fired power plant, the Central Biomassa Terras de Santa Maria.Currently under construction on the outskirts of Aveiro, the biomass plant will generate electricity from an abundant source of forest material, including cork powder and forest residue – the removal of which helps to reduce the risk of forest fire.
The complete turbine and control system will be tested on steam at Peter Brotherhood’s engineering facility in Peterborough prior to delivery in June 2007.
The system will comprise of a multi-stage steam turbine and gearbox mounted on a common bedplate, which incorporates a complete oil system and a generator.
A control system will also be supplied as part of the package.