SES PTOLEMAIS - UNIT V, of GROSS POWER 660 MWel
The new Unit V will be located in North-Western Greece, at the old, exhausted "Komanos " mine, approximately 4 km from the existing SES Ptolemais and 8 km from the town of Ptolemais.
ΤΕΡΝΑ S.A. being the EPC contractor is responsible for the design, engineering, supply, manufacturing, construction, testing and putting into operation of Unit V of SES Ptolemais, fired with pulverized lignite and capable to generate 660 MWel gross power, and to deliver thermal power 140 MWth for district heating.
The project’s total duration is 70 months. The agreement between TERNA and PPC was signed in March 2013.
The new project will contribute to:
- The renewal of installed plants of PPC.
- The production of electricity at competitive costs (less lignite consumption, lower CO2 cost, etc.).
- The significant improvement of the environmental footprint.
- The lower cost of electricity generation and overall significant benefits for the Greek economy