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Siemens Power Plant Orders

Posted on January 27, 2005

Siemens Power Generation (PG) has booked orders totaling approximately US$758 million in Africa, India and the Middle East. It will construct a 500 MW gas turbine power plant in Algeria under a turnkey contract. The scope of supply covers all planning for the new plant, as well as delivery of two SGT5-4000F (formerly the V94.3A) gas turbines, two generators and the associated electrical and instrumentation & controls systems. Primary fuel is natural gas, however it will also have the ability to operate on fuel oil. PG will also handle operation and maintenance for a period of seven years.

The Geregu Gas Turbine Power Plant in Nigeria is a turnkey contract from the National Electric Power Authority of Nigeria. The 414 MW plant will consist of three Siemens SGT5-2000E (formerly the V94.2) gas turbines. Startup of the natural gas-fired plant is scheduled for late 2006. PG will also supply two SGT5-4000F gas turbines (formerly the V94.3A) and auxiliary systems for the New Talkha power plant, north of Cairo, Egypt. Commercial operation is scheduled for summer 2006.

Siemens will supply two SGT5-2000E gas turbines (formerly the V94.2) for the 460 MW Konaseema combined-cycle power plant in the Indian state of Andra Pradesh. Konaseema is Siemens' first joint project with Russian-based Power Machines (PM)/Leningradskij Metallitscheskij Ltd. (LMZ) in the fossil-fueled power generation sector. PM/LMZ will supply the steam turbine and the generators.

Securing a contract for the Sohar plant project in Oman is a market first for Siemens PG. The plant will be a greenfield site north of Muscat on the Gulf of Oman. Siemens' scope of supply includes three SGT5-2000E gas turbines and generators, as well as the associated electrical systems and instrumentation & controls systems. The order was placed by South Korea's Doosan, which is erecting the plant under a turnkey contract from project developer Suez-Tractebel.

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