Metso boosts market share in geothermal business

Metso has received totally 12 small to mid-sized orders from geothermal power providers in Turkey. Metso’s delivery scope to the plants includes control and on-off valves, consisting of butterfly, globe, segment and ball valves ranging from 1″ to 54″ in size from the Neles® and Jamesbury® product portfolios.

The valves in a geothermal power plant must endure demanding process conditions, such as high pressure difference, flashing and silica scaling, and they must meet all safety requirements. Metso’s range of control valves and proven industry experience secure sustainability and fulfil safety and environmental requirements in the geothermal plant processes. For example, Metso has the widest product scope with an extensive pressure rating for the wellhead phase in the process. “Metso’s proven valve solutions are an ideal fit for the geothermal industry where process conditions with variable pressures and temperatures can be very demanding on valve performance. Metso can meet customers’ needs with our deep knowledge of choosing the proper valve type, material and specific sealing technologies to ensure a leak-free and reliable process”, emphasised Cansu Gürbüz, key account manager, Geothermals, Turkey, Flow Control, Metso.

The value of the orders is not disclosed.

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