Siemens Energy secures order for Saudi Rabigh power plant

Posted on 14th April 2014

Korean construction company Samsung C&T recently awarded a contract to Siemens Energy to provide it with six gas turbines, three stream turbines and nine generators for Rabigh 2 IPP combined-cycle power plant in Saudi Arabia, as reported by Arab News.

The project is expected to be completed in the second half of 2017, and will feature an installed electrical generating capacity of 2.060 megawatt to cover electric power demand in Makkah province.

Thierry Toupin, CEO of Business Unit Gas Turbines and Generators at Siemens" Energy Sector, said: "This order is yet another indicator of the large demand in Saudi Arabia for efficient power generation solutions. Our high-efficiency F-class gas turbine is a perfect fit for the Saudi market."

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