Kontrollraum Großkraftwerk, Ansicht der Siemens Bedienpanels

Kuhse control systems for peak load power plants in Bangladesh

To support the increasing energy demand in Bangladesh the state energy supplier Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) commissioned the erection of two diesel operated peak load power plants located in Shantahar near Bogra and Katakhali near Rajshahi.

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MAN Diesel and Turbo Augsburg delivered 6 engines each of type 18V32/40 CD for the fully identical power plants. Both power plants generate in total 111 MW electrical power to ensure the power supply in Bangladesh.
Kuhse received the award for the delivery of engine and generator control panels for both plants. The control is based Siemens S7 technology. In addition Kuhse delivered for each generator control panel the communication interface to the common control.
Commissioning and training of the operator staff were carried out by Kuhse service.