GE Secures $500m Contracts from SEC

3 May 2011 (Last Updated May 3rd, 2011 18:30)

GE has secured contracts to supply gas turbine technology and services for four Saudi Electric Company power plants under a capacity expansion programme. The total value of the contracts is more than $500m. GE will provide three 7FA gas turbines, one D11 steam turbine and fo

GE has secured contracts to supply gas turbine technology and services for four Saudi Electric Company power plants under a capacity expansion programme.

The total value of the contracts is more than $500m.

GE will provide three 7FA gas turbines, one D11 steam turbine and four generators for combined-cycle service under the planned 600MW expansion at the power plant in Qurayyah.

The 480MW expansion of the PP-10 power plant in Riyadh, will see the addition of eight Frame 7EA gas turbines and generators.

GE will also supply eight Frame 7EA gas turbines and generators for simple cycle service at the power plant in Qassim, under the 480MW expansion at the facility.

The company will also supply two Frame 7EA gas turbines and generators for simple-cycle duty, under the 120MW expansion at the power plant in Tabouk.

The upgrade will add 1,680MW of power to the national grid and will help support the nation in meeting its growing power needs.

Arabian BEMCO will serve as the engineering procurement contractor (EPC) for the SEC power plants at Qurrayah, Qassim and Riyadh while Al Toukhi Construction Group will undertake EPC work for the Tabouk site.