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Pöyry received owner’s engineer services for 230MW power plant in Georgia

Published 16 June 2017

Pöyry has received an owner’s engineer services assignment for 230MW combined cycle power plant project from Gardabani TPP 2, a subsidiary company of JSC Georgian Oil and Gas (GOGC).

The power plant is located in Gardabani, Georgia and as per the contract, Pöyry’s assignment pertains to review services for basic engineering design (BED), review services for detailed engineering, quality assurance plans and procedures, site supervision and project management Services. 

Gardabani TPP 2 has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) / turnkey contract with China Tianchen Engineering Corporation (TCC) for the power plant.

However, the value of the order has not been disclosed.

Gardabani TPP 2 LLC general director Merab Kiparoidze said: "It is really a great pleasure having Pöyry as Owner's Engineer in our CCTPP Project. This Project is extremely important not only for Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation, but also for the whole energy sector of Georgia.I am confident that our cooperation will ensure the successful completion of the project." 

Gardabani TPP 2 deputy general director Shota Mjavanadze said: "We trust that Pöyry's competent advice will ensure the successful completion of the project."

Pöyry Thermal & Renewable Energy regional director Michael Gruenenfelder said: "We are very proud to be able to support Georgia with its growth plans by making sure its second Combined Cycle Power Plant is delivered on time and within the agreed budget." 

Recently, Pöyry has received an engineering services assignment from Global Luzon Energy Development Corporation (GLEDC) for two of the 300MW coal-fired power plant project La Union, Luzon, Philippines. 

As claimed by Pöyry, the supercritical boilers in the plant operate at high pressures make it more efficient than standard power plants and can lead to cost reduction and lesser CO2 emissions.