Power station in Saudi Arabia

Nidec Leroy-Somer alternator powers DG Set in Black Start application.

Saudi Diesel Equipment company selects Nidec Leroy-Somer alternator for a critical power supply project in Yanbu, KSA

Located on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, Yanbu is the nerve centre of the Kingdom’s petrochemicals industry. 

One of Yanbu’s critical installations is the power station, which has several Gas Turbine Generators (GTGs) with a total capacity of 524.6MW.

Saudi Diesel Equipment genset

The power station caters to the region’s total electricity demand. In case of any unexpected shutdown, the GTGs are restarted by DG sets designed specifically for Black Start applications.

The DG sets are supplied by Saudi Diesel Equipment Co. Ltd., a well-known local manufacturer and supplier to the oil and gas industry since 1978s.

The new DG sets are supplied to replace a 35 years-old existing DG sets based on detailed assessment by the company responsible for the maintenance of the power station.

Entrusted with the task, Saudi Diesel opted for alternators from Nidec Leroy-Somer, its trusted supplier.

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Saudi Diesel Equipment genset 3D view

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