Invensys China installs Foxboro DCS in Indonesian coal-fired power plant | Automation.com

Invensys China installs Foxboro DCS in Indonesian coal-fired power plant

Two-unit 600-megawatt plant with I/A Series DCS is largest coal-fired generating project exported to Indonesia from China

FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS, USA - February 13, 2007 - Invensys Process Systems China has implemented an I/A Series distributed control system (DCS) project for the recently constructed Cilacap Power Plant, a two-unit, 600-megawatt coal-fired generating plant located at Cilacap, on the south coast of central Java in Indonesia. The new plant is to date the largest coal-fired generating project imported to Indonesia from China.

The Foxboro automation implementation for the new generation plant comprises I/A Series DCS systems that run a variety of critical applications, including the following:

1. Management command system (MCS)
2. Data acquisition system (DAS)
3. Boiler sequence control system (SCS)
4. Furnace safety supervisory system (FSSS)
5. Turbine sequence control system (SCS)
6. Turbine digital electro-hydraulic (DEH) control system
7. Feed water pump mechanical electro-hydraulic (MEH) control system
8. Energy management and control system (EMCS)
9. Supervisory information system (SIS) 10. Remote data acquisition system (DAS)

Chinese engineers and technical staff from Invensys Process Systems China worked closely on a fast track in Indonesia with the general contractor and commissioning agent for plant commissioning and testing. A highly experienced power industry automation supplier, Invensys Process Systems China also provided a range of control system engineering, design and configuration services, along with extensive coordination and management of other systems from third-party suppliers.

Both the Indonesian and Chinese governments consider this project an important strategic milestone in technical cooperation and in the advancement of non-oil energy resources. The site was visited by Indonesian government leaders, the Chinese ambassador to Indonesia, and Indonesia's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources.

About Invensys Process Systems China
Invensys' automation businesses include industry-leading brands such as Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware, and Avantis, whose products are installed in more than 100,000 plants across the world. These range from small hybrid and batch plants to the world's largest upstream projects, pipelines, refineries, gas plants, power plants, pulp and paper mills, petrochemical and other process plants.

Invensys Process Systems China began with the formation of the Shanghai-Foxboro Company Limited (SFCL) in 1982; Foxboro was the first major American manufacturer to establish a joint venture in China. Today, Invensys manufactures in China a wide variety of state-of-the-art automation products for both domestic use and for export purposes. Invensys was the first company in China (1991) to be certified under the stringent ISO 9001 international quality standard, and maintains a product and customer technology center in Beijing.

Invensys Process Systems China has implemented state-of-the-art process control systems in hundreds of different world-class industrial facilities throughout China and the Asia Pacific region. These include offshore production platforms, pipelines, oil refineries, petrochemical plants, electric power generation plants, steel mills, cement plants, float glass plants, pharmaceutical plants, and food processing plants.

The Invensys Group is headquartered in London and is listed on the London Stock Exchange, with approximately 30,000 employees working in 60 countries.

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