Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Croatia: 17.5 MWe Velika Ciglena Geothermal Plant is Commissioned

Turboden completed the commissioning of the 17.5 MWe Velika Ciglena Geothermal Plant (News Release)

After only four days of commissioning, the plant carried out the nominal load test.

In December 2018 Turboden started-up the largest ORC system in Europe of 17.5 MWe in the Velika Ciglena geothermal power plant, Croatia, for the Turkish customer Geoen – MB Holding.

The Velika Ciglena project exploits steam and hot water at 170°C to produce electricity to feed the local power grid. Turboden designed and manufactured a unique single turbine of 16 MW electrical power. The ORC turbogenerator with a 5-stage axial turbine, optimizes the performance with a rotation speed of 1500 rpm.

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