Siemens wins ten-year contract to support three power stations in Egypt

8 February 2016 (Last Updated February 8th, 2016 18:30)

Siemens has secured a long-term contract to continue to provide services at the Nubaria, Talkha and El Kureimat power stations in Egypt.

Siemens has secured a long-term contract to continue to provide services at the Nubaria, Talkha and El Kureimat power stations in Egypt.

The ten-year extension deal was signed under the supervision of Egyptian Electricity Holding (EEHC), represented by Middle Delta Electricity Production Company and Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company.

Under the deal, the firm will provide service and maintenance, as well as component upgrades at three power stations.

The deal allows the company to continue to offer service and maintenance for eight SGT5-4000F gas turbines and the associated generators.

"Siemens is committed to working closely with the Ministry of Energy in Egypt as the country looks to meet the region’s growing power demands."

The contract also includes several modernisation and upgrade measures for the eight gas turbines at three power stations.

In addition, the firm will upgrade the gas turbine controls to its SPPA-T3000 control system, which will support the daily operation of the facility.

Siemens power generation services, power and gas business unit CEO Tim Holt said: "Siemens is committed to working closely with the Ministry of Energy in Egypt as the country looks to meet the region’s growing power demands.

"By modernising and upgrading existing power components, we are providing our advanced service technologies, including our industrial-strength data analytics and remote monitoring capabilities, to help ensure the long-term reliability of these power plants for many years to come."

"Ensuring the continued, reliable performance of existing power plants and upgrading components to help meet power demand peaks is vitally important."

In Egypt, the firm also provides technology and services to the power facilities the Nubaria, Talkha, El Kureimat, Damietta, Ataka, Sidi Krir, Ayoun Mousa, Cairo West and Midelec.