The steel plant
The steel manufacturing plant will have an annual melting capacity of 1,000,000 tons of billets. Its furnace capacity will be 120 tons and the plant will use scrap metal as input material. The rolling mill part of the plant will have an annual capacity of 650,000 tons of steel bars produced from billets.
ABB is responsible for the design, engineering, supply and commissioning of the project. The turnkey scope of supply includes 132- and 36-kilovolt (kV) switchgear with disconnector circuit breakers (DCBs), control and protection systems, transformers and the SVC equipment. The project is scheduled for completion by 2013.
The station will also be equipped with an SVC Light reactive power compensation technology. SVC Light is part of ABB’s FACTS (flexible alternating current transmission systems) portfolio that enhances the security, capacity and flexibility of power transmission and distribution systems, and improves productivity and power quality.