GNA LNG-to-power project launches business

GNA – GAS Natural A, a joint venture between BP, Siemens, SPIC Brasil and Prumo Logística, which is controlled by AI Global Energy Partners, has announced that it has been licensed by the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEL) to start the business. All generations of GNA I. GNA I have a $ 1 billion L.N.G.

With a capacity of 1338 MW, enough to provide power to 6 million households, GNA I contributes to the energy security of the National Network.

Recently, GNA completed a $ 1.8 billion initial infrastructure debt issue for UTE GNA I. The transaction was unprecedented in the capital markets for a number of reasons, focusing on the performance of BNDES, and for the first time in this type of business as a bank and anchor investor.

In addition to GNA I, the company will build GNA II, with a capacity of 1672 MW – enough to power up to 14 million households. With 3.0 GW long-term PPAs on contract and additional 3.4 GW licensed for GNA III and GNA IV projects, the 6.4 GW complex is the largest in Latin America and FSRU BW MAGNA, 28 million meters.3/ d Active LNG floating storage recovery unit.

The strategic location of the AU port, which is located in the region and near the 500 kV transmission circuit, will enable the creation of a gas and power center for cooperative gas and for hosting, processing and transport. Integration in the gas, energy and industrial sectors. In addition, it will facilitate the export of large energy blocks by playing an appropriate and systematic role in the socio-economic development of the country in the coming years. The total investment in the GNA gas and electricity complex is estimated at $ 5 billion.

GNA 1 CEO Bernardo Perceke emphasized that the launch of GNA 1 was a milestone in the company’s history: As a key player in the Brazilian energy sector. We came to work at a crucial time for the country by bringing reliable energy from the LNG, which is a fuel for clean energy and an indicator of global energy transition.

GNA CEO Carlos Baldi emphasized that the success was the result of a team of dedicated and dedicated professionals:

Bernardo added: “I would like to thank the GNA team, our shareholders, our financiers and our partners, as well as the support of many institutional officials at the federal, state and local levels.

Energy Efficiency and Social and Environmental Commitment GNI is a combined energy generator with three gas turbines and one steam turbine. Thanks to advanced technologies, approximately one-third of the power generated by the plant is generated by steam turbines. This generates approximately 465 MW – enough to provide more than 2 million households – without additional gas consumption.

The combined cycle operation and use of high-cycle turbines, which combines low gas consumption and low atmospheric emissions, ensures a reliable and reliable supply of electricity to meet the expansion of renewable sources.

The engineering, supply and construction of the plant is being provided by Siemens Energy in collaboration with Sinds Guterres. The company will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the power plant (O&M).

The power plant includes a fertilizer unit that is responsible for supplying water to the thermoelectric complex. This section strengthens the GNN’s water resources to ensure that the plant’s business is 100% seawater.

Construction of the power plant Starting in 2018, the project has employed more than 12,000 people. To support the local population training, 56% of the students who completed the GNA free vocational program were employed in GNA projects, which included a large number of women and promoted gender equality in the workforce.

A strong security culture is also a big milestone. GNA has not had any hazards in its construction for more than three years, working 25 million hours without damaging its performance. This standard in the industry is the result of constant awareness and daily protection by GNA and contracted companies, which give priority to their lives and respect for the environment.

Stock structure

One of the distinguishing features of GNN is its stock structure, which is made up of leading local companies. This partnership will strengthen GN’s performance by providing technology, technical and operational knowledge, as well as resources to develop and operate a world-class gas and energy center.

Carlos Tadu Fraga, CEO of Pramo, emphasizes the importance of GN’s business development strategy at the port of A.

The unique location and infrastructure of Awsu will enable the development of integrated gas, energy and industrial centers. The launch of the GNA ITPP is a major milestone for the Port of Abu Dhabi and will contribute to attracting gas-based industries, driven by basic retro-industry industrialization, and accelerating Pramo’s low-carbon business plans in the coming years. GNI operation is a pioneer in this transition as a gateway to renewable and structured projects in Brazil. . ”

Brazilian President Mario Lindenhan emphasizes that natural gas will play a key role in Brazil’s energy transfer, and that GNN, as LNG-to-power development, will play a key role in the company’s strategy in the country.

“Bp is an energy company integrated with international operations. Therefore, the GN investor and the LNG investor. In addition to being the sole supplier, it is also available at LNG. , We contribute to the project through our extensive experience in the natural gas and energy sectors. We operate in many gas stations around the world, and have the expertise to facilitate and contribute to GNA operations.

“If this important milestone is achieved, UTE GNA I will make a significant contribution to Brazil’s energy sector,” said CF Wolfgang Beitz of CMS Brazil.

Siemens is proud of the work we have done so far in this project with our shareholders.

SPIC Brazil is one of the top five power groups in China with a total load capacity of 176 GW. We are leaders in solar, wind, hydroelectric, hydrogen and thermal energy, including gas and nuclear. Being part of this joint venture between large companies means maintaining our commitment to Brazil’s energy matrix, sustainable and competitive energy sources, says Adriana Waltrick, CEO of SPIC Brazil.

Expansion

UTE GNA II work will begin soon and is expected to create about 5,000 jobs during the construction phase. In addition, GNA doubles its initial capacity and holds local licenses, up to 6.4 GW. The complex expansion also includes currently licensed underground gas pipelines and the Natural Gas Processing Unit (NGPU).

Read the article online: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/17092021/gna-lng-to-power-project-starts-commercial-operations/

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