Pilsen (26 February 2019) Doosan Skoda Power, a Czech-based manufacturer of steam turbines, has recorded a historic achievement. Late last year the company signed a contract with Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) to supply a steam turbine generator for their new gas-fired power plant in Lansing, Michigan. 

The turbines produced by Doosan Skoda Power, a company with a tradition of producing steam turbines that dates back more than one hundred years, have found their way from Pilsen, Czech Republic to power plants and other operations around the world. This is the company’s first project in the United States, which might open doors to other business in the US.

The new power plant is part of BWL’s plan to be coal-free by 2025. The Doosan´s steam turbine DST-S10 (80 MW) will be installed in the new combined cycle power plant with a total output of 250 MW and will be built at the site of the coal-fired Erickson Power Plant in the Delta Township. The turbine is now being manufactured in Pilsen, Czech Rep. and will be put into commercial operation in spring 2021.

“Our success in this demanding tender confirms top quality of our products and services on a global level. Our highly efficient turbine and its operational flexibility will help significantly reduce local emissions and ensure a reliable electricity supply for residents of the city of Lansing and its surroundings,” said Vaclav Cerny, Head of Sales – America at Doosan Skoda Power.

Doosan Škoda Power is part of a strong group of companies united under the Doosan Group, which supplies leading technologies and services of the highest quality and value to customers all over the world.

Doosan Škoda Power is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of power plant equipment, especially steam turbine/generator sets with outputs between 3 and 1,200 MW. The company has extensive experience and references in applications for steam and fossil power plants, CHP plants, nuclear power plants and solar power plants (CSPs), biomass incineration plants etc. Annual research and development investments guarantee high quality products that meet specific customer requirements.