Industrial Auction News 517

Sale of 790-Megawatt Combined Cycle Power Plant

The Branford Group, leaders in the valuation and auction of surplus industrial assets, are to sell the GE Power Inland Empire Energy Centre. The plant is located in Menifee, California and was installed in 2009.The sale takes place under the management of Chain Asset Management Solutions.

Energy provider GE Power operates in more than 180 countries. In summer 2019 GE Power announced plans to close their Californian natural gas-fired facility. The company commented that the facility is “not designed for the needs of the evolving California market, which requires fast-start capabilities to satisfy peak demand periods.” Competition from wind and solar energy also contributed to the decision to close the plant.

Bidding in lots in the online auction closes on the 16th of January. The assets can be inspected on the 15th of January by appointment only and include:

2006 Toshiba Steam Turbines; 2006 Toshiba 455 MVA Generators; HRSG Systems; Power Distribution Control Centers; 2006 APV Plate Frame Heat Exchangers; 2006 Trane Chiller Systems; 2006 Niagara Transformers; Atlas Copco Oil Free Air Compressors; Monorail and Overhead Bridge Cranes; Teco Westinghouse Motors; South-Tek Systems N2-GEN 100C Nitrogen Generators; Steam Cooling Air Discharge to GT Exhaust Isolation; Cooling Towers; Performance Heater Valves; Fluid Kinetics Silencers; Pumps, Motors, & Blowers, & Actuators; Assorted Switchgear; Condensing Units; Shop Fox Vertical Mill; Victor Precision Toolroom Lathe; Hyster Forklift Truck.

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