ABB Receives $1.6 Million Turnkey Automation Retrofit Order From Mirant | Automation.com

ABB Receives $1.6 Million Turnkey Automation Retrofit Order From Mirant

September 092004
Control system upgrade to improve plant efficiency

Wickliffe, Ohio – August 30, 2004 -- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received a $1.6 million order for a Symphony Enterprise Management and Control System to replace an outdated control system and improve unit performance at Mirant Corporation’s 210 MW gas-fired Potrero power plant in San Francisco.

Mirant selected ABB as their new supplier of automation systems through a competitive bid process. The new control system project scope includes combustion control, burner management, motor control, turbine control, balance of plant, device interfaces, human machine interface, and engineering tools. ABB will also provide design, testing, installation, and start-up services for the project. Start-up is scheduled for January 2005.

Mirant is a competitive energy company that produces and sells electricity in North America, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. Mirant owns or controls more than 17,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity globally. The company operates an asset management and energy marketing organization from its headquarters in Atlanta. For more information, please visit www.mirant.com.

ABB (www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 105,000 people. The company’s U.S. subsidiary employs about 8,500 people in manufacturing and other facilities in 32 states.



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