Siemens has set a new worldwide benchmark for the execution of fast-track power projects by completing the first phase of a mega project in Egypt and adding 4.8 GW of power generation capacity to the nation’s grid. Siemens was awarded its single biggest order ever for the expansion of the Egyptian power supply in June 2015.
Siemens’ Energy Management Division and Bentley Systems have announced an agreement to jointly develop solutions to accelerate digitalisation of planning, design, and operations for power utilities and industrial power customers.
Engie (formerly GDF Suez), a leading global energy group, has been awarded the contract and achieved financial closing for the greenfield Fadhili independent power project (IPP) in Saudi Arabia, the most efficient cogeneration plant in the country.
OMman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has signed a deal formally allowing Al Kamil Power, one of the country’s earliest Independent Power Projects (IPP), to remain in operation for another four years beyond its existing contract which expires in 2017, said a report.
GE’s Power Services signed and executed an agreement with Suez-Tractebel Operation & Maintenance Oman (Stomo) for stator rewinding services, high-speed balancing of the rotor as well as digital solutions for a generator at the Barka II Power and Desalination Plant.
GE has signed an agreement with Calik Enerji to support Yemen’s electricity infrastructure by supplying two units of its advanced TM2500 aeroderivative gas turbine generators. The units will generate up to 60 megawatts (MW) of electricity, helping to provide power quickly to meet the demand for electricity in Aden.