Baseload Power for Cement Plant Overhaul
The challenge to the customer
When the Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN), a division
of Heidelberg Cement had scheduled an overhaul programme at their
Sokoto Cement Plant, located in a remote part of North-West
Nigeria, a temporary power plant was needed to provide a stable
power supply for the overhaul work at the plant as well as provide
power to help increase production capacity.
Aggreko delivered, installed and operated a 9MW / 6.6kV
temporary power plant, which was synchronised with the cement
plants’ existing medium speed heavy fuel oil power unit.
Benefits to the customer
A turnkey power plant was supplied comprising of generators,
transformers, fuel tanks, a control room and ancillary equipment.
The equipment was transported by sea from Dubai, UAE to Port
Harcourt in Nigeria, and then some 1,200 miles inland by road
through Abuja to Sokoto.
In addition to the power package, Aggreko provided full
operational and maintenance responsibilities throughout the
duration of the contract.