Paris, September 26, 2012 – Alstom Thermal Power signed a long-term service contract with JSC Mosenergo in Russia for the 420 MW power generating unit No. 8 at the combined heat and power plant TPP-26, located in Moscow.
The contract is valued at about $128.4 million. It is the first time such a large scope for a service contract is awarded to an international company in Russia.
The 14-year service agreement includes all maintenance to be carried out at the plant including management of daily service activities as well as supply of spares. Equipment covered includes all Alstom equipment in the generating unit No. 8, consisting of one GT26 gas turbine, one steam turbine, two air-cooled generators and additionally one heat recovery steam generator.
Unit No. 8 of power plant 26 entered commercial operation in June 2011. Based on Alstom’s GT26 gas turbine, the plant has efficiency close to 59 percent.
Alstom is currently executing nearly 80 such service contracts for gas-fired power stations where it has supplied equipment, covering more than 150 gas turbines. Thermal services contribute nearly half of the Alstom Thermal Power Sector’s turnover. The business continues to register strong order volumes as customers globally invest in services to optimise the performance of their power plant.