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GE Energy Supplies Power Plant Distributed Control System

Posted on February 2, 2006

GE Energy will supply a distributed control system (DCS) to NEM bv of Leiden, the Netherlands for the Cairo North 2 power plant, an 800 MW, combined-cycle plant operated by the state-owned Cairo Production Company. This will be the first GE DCS to be installed in Egypt.

Under the terms of the contract, GE Energy will provide the Mark VIe-based DCS system, including hardware, system configuration, factory stage testing, technical direction of the system installation and operator training. The Cairo North 2 plant consists of two GE 9FA gas turbines, an Alstom steam turbine and NEM’s heat recovery system. The Mark VIe will integrate the GE gas turbines and Alstom steam turbine with the complete power plant control system.

NEM bv is scheduled to take delivery of the control system in mid 2006. The company has worldwide activities in the field of energy with revenues of US$200 million. Based in Leiden, the Netherlands, NEM provides equipment and services across the power generation industry.

For more information: www.ge.com/energy

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