Electricite de France Purchases FT8 MOBILEPAC Gas Turbine
Electricite de France (EDF) has signed on to purchase a Pratt & Whitney Power Systems FT8 MOBILEPAC unit. EDF will use the MOBILEPAC unit on the islands of Corsica, La Reunion, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Guyane (French Guiana) on a rotating basis. The unit will support the islands in producing power during peak energy seasons. The unit is scheduled to begin commercial operation in December 2006, providing 25 MW of quick response, flexible peaking power.
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