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MHPS Receives Order for GTCC Power Generation System
Adopting Latest M501J Gas Turbine for Cogeneration Power Plant in Korea


Yokohama, December 8, 2014 -- Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has received an order for a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) system for the Chuncheon Cogeneration Power Plant being built by Chuncheon Energy, a special-purpose company backed by capital investments from Korean companies including POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (POSCO E&C) and Korea East-West Power Co., Ltd. (EWP). The GTCC system on order is a high-efficiency configuration featuring a state-of-the-art M501J gas turbine and generating an output of 470 megawatts (MW). Together with Mitsubishi Corporation, a consortium partner, the system will be delivered to POSCO E&C, responsible for the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) of the project. Operation is slated to commence in May 2017. The newly received order brings the total number of M501J gas turbines ordered in Korea to 14.