Accelleron signs N. American turbo contract
By Jack Burke31 January 2023
Turbo UptimeCare is a modular service agreement developed by Accelleron for customers relying on turbocharged high-speed engines for power generation
Martin Energy Group signs up to be the first provider of the Accelleron UptimeCare turbocharger maintenance package in North America.
Martin Energy Group develops, owns, operates, and provides distributed generation assets and systems in North America. The company designs, engineers and packages electric generators, co-generation systems and associated equipment and operates and maintains a complete range of power generator solutions.
Turbo UptimeCare is a modular service agreement developed by Accelleron for customers relying on turbocharged high-speed engines for power generation. The maintenance service prioritizes uninterrupted operations. Power plant downtime is minimized between overhauls via the availability module which guarantees the delivery of an exchange unit within seven days of planned maintenance. A turbocharger that has reached its service interval is directly swapped out for an exchange turbocharger thereby eliminating delays incurred while waiting for parts, Accelleron said. Dedicated support and one point of contact for customer servicing for the global fleet ensures that the process runs smoothly.
Under the agreement, 18 Accelleron A130-H66 turbochargers in use on nine Siemens Guascor 100EM engines will undergo servicing in the next three years. To ensure that guaranteed uptime is achieved, both Martin Energy Group and Accelleron have purchased a set of A130-H66 turbochargers. This is in accordance with the contract between the two companies that defines a fixed price for turbocharger overhauling services that guarantee the availability of two complete A130-H66 turbochargers within seven full working days with Accelleron maintaining one set of turbochargers.
“In signing this deal with Accelleron we will be able to ensure continuous uptime of our customers’ assets, saving them money and time spent on the administration of coordinating turbocharger maintenance events,” said Jeremy Stockwill, Global Parts and Rebuild Manager at Martin Energy Group. “We are delighted to be the first company to bring this service to the United States with Accelleron.”