Valmet to supply automation to Kapar Energy Ventures’ power plant in Malaysia
Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on February 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EET
Valmet will deliver automation to local partner Pestech Technology Sdn. Bhd. who will be responsible for the complete upgrade of the distributed control and turbine control systems at Unit 3.. The order was placed by Valmet’s
The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The systems will be commissioned in spring 2022.
“The delivery marks a new milestone for Pestech Technology and Valmet for its Valmet DNA Automation System in Malaysia. This is a breakthrough for us as a local engineering company to undertake such a large coal-fired power plant (CFPP) project. It will be the first Valmet DNA Automation System to be installed in a CFPP’s complete plant-wide distributed control system and turbine governor control system in Malaysia. This opportunity will provide us with future growth potential in the country and region,” says Puvanesvaran, Sales Director,
Kapar Energy Ventures Sdn. Bhd. is the second largest thermal power plant in Malaysia with the generating capacity of 2,200 MegaWatt.
Technical information about the delivery
About the customer and the partner
Kapar Energy Ventures Sdn. Bhd. is a subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (60%) and Malakoff Corporation Berhad (40%). It is the second largest thermal power plant in Malaysia with a generating capacity of 2,200 megawatts.
Pestech Technology Sdn. Bhd. delivers power plant automation and electrification solutions and railway system work in close cooperation with international original equipment manufacturers.
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