HyperionRSI Simulation to supply the Combined Cycle Power Plant OTS for the SWCC Training Center, in Saudi Arabia

Nicosia, Cyprus.  25 November 2015.  HyperionRSI Simulation (HyperionRSI), the leading process simulation solutions & services provider to the global process industries, announces that it will supply an Operator Training Simulator (OTS) System for the Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) Project, at the Training Center of Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), in Saudi Arabia.

HyperionRSI’s responsibilities on the project will include:

  • Development of the dynamic process models for the Combined Cycle Power Plant, using IndissPlus™ dynamic simulation software
  • Emulation of operator station
  • Emulation of the DCS controls
  • Emulation of the Safety System
  • Integration of the process models with the emulated DCS and emulated Safety System
  • Development of the Instructor Station
  • Hardware and software procurement
  • Installation and commissioning at SWCC Training Center
  • Provision of appropriate training and documentation

Mr. Beshr J. AlNahdi, General Manager of SWCC Training Center stated, “The Combined Cycle Power Plant OTS for our training center is an important project to cater the training needs of new Ras Al Khair Desalination Plant which includes a 2,650 MW combined cycle power plant. The CCPP training will be included in our training curriculum from 2016. We wish to enrich our theoretical training with a simulator for the process and also allow for hands-on training using the simulator. By selecting an experienced company like HyperionRSI, that provides solutions based on world class technology we are confident that we will have a successful project delivery, in line with our expectations and requirements.”

Mr. Dean R. Jones, CEO of HyperionRSI Simulation stated, “We are very pleased to be continuing our relationship with SWCC to provide another OTS for the provision of a Combined Cycle Power Plant Simulator for its Training Center. HyperionRSI has vast experience of working on Operator Training Simulator projects with a range of different chemical processes and DCS suppliers. With its experience HyperionRSI can develop and deliver this high fidelity OTS system, which will improve the operational skills and understanding of new work force joining SWCC. The use of the simulator, will allow the trainees to gain operating experience, confidence, and improve their performance during normal and abnormal plant operations.”

About Saline Water Conversion Corporation


Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) is a Saudi government corporation, responsible for desalinating sea water, in order to augment the supply of potable water to coastal and inland cities in the Kingdom. SWCC is also the second largest electric power producer in the Kingdom.

SWCC started its works by constructing single purpose plants (to produce potable water only) and later dual purpose plants (to produce water and power). Within its activities, SWCC gained tremendous achievements in the field of sea water desalination. It satisfies a high percentage of drinking water in the main cities, through 30 plants spreaded over Arabian Gulf and the Red Sea with designed water production capacity of 5.15 m3 / day and about 9673 MW of electricity. The main technologies used to produce desalinated water in SWCC plants are:

  • Multistage Flash (MSF)
  • Reverse Osmosis (RO)
  • Multi Effect Distillation (MED)

For more information, see SWCC online at www.swcc.gov.sa

About Saline Water Development Training Center


The SWCC training center specializes in the technical qualification and training of employees to operate and maintain desalination plants and industrial structures using the latest approaches and technology, in accordance with the international standards. This is achieved by highly qualified trainers within a safe working environment.

For more information, see SWCC online at www.swcc.gov.sa/english/TrainingCenter

About HyperionRSI

HyperionRSI Simulation is a company jointly owned by Hyperion Systems Engineering Ltd and RSI, delivering Operator Training Simulator and Dynamic Simulation solutions to the global market, based on the IndissPlus simulation technology.

HyperionRSI Simulation combines the experienced simulation specialists from Hyperion Systems Engineering, with the proven capability of the IndissPlus dynamic simulation technology increasing the market coverage and capabilities of the RSI Group to create the world’s largest control system-independent supplier of simulation solutions.

With nearly 3 man-centuries of simulation experience and deployed from 5 locations in Cyprus, Athens, Moscow, Al-Khobar, and Pune, the company’s prime geographical focus are the markets of the Russian Federation and CIS, the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), India, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey, for which HyperionRSI  is the exclusive direct supplier of IndissPlus solutions.

To obtain more information on the solutions and capabilities of HyperionRSI and other OTS projects, please visit: www.hyperionrsi.net.