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Yokogawa wins control systems order for thermal power plant in Vietnam

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Yokogawa Engineering Asia, a subsidiary for Yokogawa Electric, has been selected by Toshiba Plant Systems & Services to deliver control systems at the 600MW Thai Binh thermal power plant in Vietnam.

The coal-fired plant is located in the Thai Thuy district of Thai Binh province in northern parts of the country. It will be constructed by the national power firm Vietnam Electricity (EVN).

The facility will be equipped with two 300 MW power units, and is expected to be operational in October 2017.

Toshiba Plant Systems & Services itself will install the electrical and other facilities at the plant.

"Under the deal, Yokogawa will supply a CENTUM VP integrated production control system and Exaquantum plant information management system."

Under the deal, Yokogawa will supply a CENTUM VP integrated production control system and Exaquantum plant information management system, which will integrate control and monitoring systems for the boilers, turbines, and auxiliary facilities at the plant.

Yokogawa is expected to deliver the equipment for unit 1 at the facility by September 2016.

The firm has been supplying control systems for the power generation facilities in the country.

Coal-powered thermal facilities in the country such as Pha Lai 2, Vung Ang 1, Nghi Son 1, and Mong Duong 2, presently utilise equipment developed by Yokogawa.