MAN Diesel & Turbo will supply its equipment for the extension of a diesel power plant in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

The order will be a 42.3MW extension to the two existing 43MW plants and will be equipped with MAN B&W 12K80MC-S prime movers.

The new plant will work in combined cycle with a bottoming-cycle steam turbine (BCST) and have an efficiency rate of 44.34% at site-ambient conditions at station busbar.

The engine and its related equipment will be supplied by MAN Diesel & Turbo’s licensee Hyundai Heavy Industries together with Acciona Instalaciones.

The MAN B&W 12K80MC-S plant is going to run on local, cost-effective fuel with a viscosity of around 1,100cSt at 50°C, and 4.3% sulphur content.