TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Iran's Ahwaz Power Generation Management Co. is teaming up with Russia-based power equipment supplier Power Machines to renovate a 300 MW steam turbine at the Ramin thermal power plant Unit 1 in Iran.
Under the contract, Power Machines will manufacture and supply parts and components to renovate the steam turbine's intermediate pressure cylinder flow path, according to the Russian company.
The contract price is valued at $5 million.
In a related move, Montenegro's Elektroprivreda Crne Gore has agreed to renovate the Pljevlja thermal power plant.
In that deal, Power Machines will renovate a 210 MW power unit, extending the economic life of the K-210-130-3 turbine and renovating the low pressure cylinder flow path (including rotor and diaphragm replacement), according to Middle East business intelligence reports.
The unit's TBB-200 turbo generator will also be inspected by Russia engineers.
Half of the estimated $11 million contract will be by the Russian state as part of a debt owed to the former Yugoslav republic.
The renovation projects are scheduled for completion by the end of 2009.
The renovation will increase Pljevlja TPP's turbine power by 10 MW at a steam rate of 670 tons per hour, according to Power Machines.