– Mitsubishi Power signed a contract with ANRPC to install hydrogen combustion technology in Alexandria, Egypt.
– The existing heavy fuel oil burner will be replaced, enabling the customer to use hydrogen and natural gas as a fuel and therefore reduce carbon emissions significantly.
Alexandria, Egypt /Duisburg, Germany, June 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Power, a power brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) signed a full turnkey contract with leading Egyptian O&G Company Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Company (ANRPC) to provide advanced hydrogen fuel conversion technology solutions, supporting the company to achieve its decarbonization goals. The solution will be installed at the ARNPC refinery plant in Alexandria, which provides 30% of Egypt’s gasoline supply for domestic consumption.
Under the terms of the contract, Mitsubishi Power will be responsible for the design, engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of fuel conversion solutions for the existing 100 ton/hour boiler, enabling it to fire up to 100% hydrogen by the end of 2023. This includes the installation of state-of-the-art hydrogen burner technology and advanced control solution to ensure efficient and safe operations.
Commenting on the agreement, Salah Gaber, Chairman & CEO of ANRPC, said: “We are thrilled to partner with world technology leader Mitsubishi Power on innovative fuel conversion solutions that will help us to achieve our commercial goals while reducing our carbon footprint by 22,000 tons annually. Modernizing existing conventional boilers by enabling fuel conversion is a practical and important milestone to enable Egypt to deliver on its ambitious energy efficiency and decarbonization goals under the national Integrated Sustainable Energy Strategy. We look forward to working together with Mitsubishi Power to achieve all milestones and deliver the project on schedule.”
Falk Hoffmeister, Head of Service at Mitsubishi Power Europe GmbH, said:…