BRUSH has delivered two generators to be used in a nickel smelter unit located in New Caledonia.

BRUSH deliver two generators to New Caledonia

BRUSH delivered two generators each rated at 137MW, to be used with steam turbines manufactured by Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB, Sweden. The project is for the construction of a nickel smelter unit located in the New Caledonia´s Northern Province, near Kone. Koniambo is one of the world's largest and highest-grade undeveloped nickel and laterite deposits. The facility will have an annual production capacity of 60,000 tons of ferrous nickel alloy.

Generator data:

  • Type  YDAX 92.450ERH
  • Driver Steam turbine - Siemens
  • Power output 2x 137 MW
  • Voltage 15 kV
  • Frequency 50 Hz
  • Cooling system Closed air circuit, water cooled (CACW / TEWAC)
  • Excitation Static excitation system PRISMIC A50-SB.2C
  • Accessories Line & neutral cubicles, rotor withdrawal/insertion equipment