Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Croatia: Turboden Provides Unique ORC Geothermal Energy Turbine for 16 MW Velika Ciglena Project

Turboden Srl produces one of the world’s largest Organic Rankine Cycle turbines (News Release)

Turboden has designed and manufactured a unique single turbine of 16 MW electrical power to be operated in a geothermal power plant in Velika Ciglena (Croatia) by Geoen - MB Holding.

The Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerator with a 5-stage axial turbine, designed and manufactured by Turboden, optimizes the performance with a rotation speed of 1500 rpm, while guaranteeing minimal vibration values (around 1mm/second) and smooth operation.

The Velika Ciglena project, which will start operating in 2017, will exploit steam and hot water at 170°C to produce electricity to feed the local power grid.

The region of Velika Ciglena is situated in the Bjelovar basin, in the north east of Croatia.

Turboden will be exhibiting at the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GeoExpo+, October 23-26 in Sacramento, California.