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Auction of 4.5 Meg Co-generation Installation

Asset liquidators and auctioneers Rabin will auction a 4.5 meg co-generation installation and conventional power house system assets following the closure of the Campbell’s soup manufacturing plant in Ontario, Canada.

The decision to close the 87 year old Ontario plant was taken to improve operational efficiency. Retrofitting the plant was not a viable option for this, the oldest and smallest of the Campbell facilities, and production was moved across to other sites in North Carolina, Ohio and Texas.

The live and online auction, in partnership with TCL Asset Group Inc. will take place on the 18th of September.

Key assets from co-generation installation, which was installed in 2014 include: A turbine generator system, including: Solar Taurus 50 industrial natural gas turbine generator of 4.5MW output; Cleaver Brooks heat recovery steam generator designed for 27,000 lb/hr steam from turbine exhaust plus auxiliary natural gas firing to 90,000 lb/hr steam. Associated electrical equipment including: High voltage (27.6 kV) electrical switchgear; Step-up transformer (13.8 kV to 27.6 kV) for matching generator output to incoming hydro supply. Instrumentation and controls including: Supervisory PLC Co-Gen control system. Conventional power house systems, including: Cleaver Brooks & Foster Wheeler package boilers; Atlas Copco 400 hp compressed air system; GE water treatment system; Condensing economizer boiler stack.

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