29 January 2008 17:07 [Source: ICIS news]
The companies would potentially cooperate to build an integrated power supply system at the site, combining a hard coal-fired power plant and a gas and steam turbine power plant with an output exceeding 1,000 MW. The site consumes around 600 MW of power.
A Dow spokesman in said that hydrogen, a by-product of Dow’s chemicals production, could possibly be used to fire the gas turbines.
He estimated the plant would require an investment of between €1bn ($1.48bn) and €1.2bn.
The first results of a feasibility study were due to be presented in the second half of 2008.
($1 = €0.68)
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