Thursday, September 30, 2010

Chimneys of PD Power

The 4 chimneys of Port Dickson Power which are about 40m high
are from 4 X 110MW GE9E open cycle Gas Turbine
giving a total output of 440MW.
This power plant looks more like a plant in a wetlands
as it is surrounded by a thick buffer of trees and natural lakes
to absorb sound emmitted from reaching the nearby housing.
The mangrove swamp inside and outside the plant attracts lot of wetland birds
like Kingfishers and Brahminy Kite.













A Brahminy Kite in flight.






Port Dickson Power

4 comments:

  1. Wow must be a very busy town with so many power lines. Nice photos.

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  2. PD is a weekend town where tourist will head for the beaches and it also produces lots of electricity, that's why there are so many power lines.

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  3. no chimneys, but got some oil storage tanks.

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  4. So many that's called tank farm.

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