Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Dom Rep opts for cheap energy from 450-MW floating power plant

SCC-800 SeaFloat power plant with adjacent LNG tanker SCC-800 SeaFloat power plant with adjacent LNG tanker

SeaFloat, a barge-mounted power plant based on SGT-800 gas turbine, will be provided by Siemens and the maritime arm of ST Engineering for Bermuda-based Seaboard Corp. The 450 MW power barge, dubbed Estrella del Mar III, will supply the Dominican Republic with electricity at a lower cost than a land-based plant staring from spring 2021.

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