Bedeschi coal power plant in Santo Domingo

Bedeschi supplied a greenfield coal power plant in Punta Catalina (Santo Domingo) set from coal receiving rail mobile hopper on jetty, to coal storage and delivery, up to loading point at the boiler area. The total plant capacity is 2×360 MW. The main feature of this supply is the 2150 metres long pipe conveyor with a capacity of 3000 tph. The difficult weather conditions made the design phase extremely challenging for the equipment and its structures. Indeed, the area is frequently subjected to heavy winds (hurricane & tsunamis area) possible liquefactions of soil and earthquakes.