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Siemens To Provide Long Term Maintenance For Vietnam Plant

Posted on December 2, 2009

Five months after being awarded the contract of the Power Island for Nhon Trach 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP), which consists of two gas turbines, one steam turbine, the generators, the main electrical and instrumentation and controls equipment, Siemens Energy has been awarded the long-term maintenance service for the major equipment in this power plant.

The maintenance service contract is to ensure the long-term predictable reliability and to provide additional technical and financial benefits to the plant owner, including predictable maintenance costs and extended warranties. “With this contract, Siemens has once again proved that it is one of the most reliable and capable partners for Vietnamese customers in energy business”, said Mr. Erdal Elver, President and CEO of Siemens Vietnam.

With a total capacity of about 750 MW, the Nhon Trach 2 CCPP will be a major power generating facility in Vietnam. The plant will play a key role in supplying reliable power to meet the country‘s growing energy needs, and to help ensure sustainable development of the national economy. The contract scope covers the service for two gas turbines, one steam turbine and three generators.

“Vietnam has a fast growing economy with an increasing demand for energy. With a total installed capacity of about 15 GW, the power generating capacity is expected to grow at a pace of more than 10% per year. Nhon Trach 2 is among the most efficient thermal power plants in the country; thus contributing to the economical and climate friendly usage of natural resources. Siemens established its offices in Vietnam in1993 and has since then provided more than 3.3 GW of the country’s power generating capacity”, said Mr. Erdal Elver, President and CEO of Siemens Ltd. Vietnam.

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