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More Power Plant Orders for Siemens

Posted on June 14, 2005

The Siemens Power Generation Group (PG) has secured orders for the turnkey construction of two power plants in Qatar and Dubai totaling approximately US$602 million. The plant in Qatar is to be purchased by a consortium comprising Qatar Electricity & Water Company, International Power and Chubu Electric Power. The order from Dubai was placed by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). Siemens PG is also to supply key components for the El Kureimat gas turbine power plant in Egypt.

As consortium leader Siemens PG together with its partner Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. is to build the Ras Laffan B combined-cycle power plant in Qatar. The Siemens PG scope of supply encompasses three SGT5-4000F gas turbines, two steam turbines, and the associated electrical, and instrumentation and control equipment. After the start of commercial operation in May 2008, the plant will have an installed capacity of approximately 1000 MW and the seawater desalination plant supplied by Doosan will then produce approximately 27 500 cubic meters of drinking water daily.

Siemens PG is also to supply three SGT5-2000E gas turbines including the instrumentation and control equipment for a gas turbine power plant in Dubai. It will also handle installation and commissioning. After the start of commercial operation in early 2007, the plant will have an installed capacity of 400 MW.

For the El Kureimat power plant located south of Cairo, Egypt, Siemens PG is to supply two SGT5-4000F gas turbines. Siemens is also to provide the plant's auxiliary systems. Purchasers are Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) and Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company.

For more information: www.siemens.com

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