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Siemens Supplies Key Components for Gas Power Plants

Posted on December 22, 2008

The Siemens Sector Energy has secured a major contract from Iraq for the supply of key components for the expansion of the country's power system. The purchaser is the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity and the order volume is approximately EUR1.5 billion.

Siemens is supplying a total of 16 high-efficiency gas turbines with a total capacity of 3,150 MW. The company's scope of supplies and services also comprises high-voltage switchgear and transformers in addition to the electrical balance of plant, as well as the instrumentation and control systems for the power plants. Siemens will be supplying the components.

Siemens gas turbines feature high efficiency, cost-effectiveness and reliability. More than 3,500 Siemens gas turbines with a total capacity of approximately 165 gigawatts (GW) are currently in operation throughout the world. The company has had operations in Iraq for over 40 years.

For more information: WWW.SIEMENS.COM

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