National Grid hires RWG to overhaul natural gas generators

RWG has been awarded a new contract for Industrial Avon gas generator overhaul following a recent National Grid Sourcing Event.

Tendered under the five year framework agreement established between RWG and National Grid in 2012, the scope of this award is for immediate inspection and overhaul of two Industrial Avon gas generators, as well as field service, on-site inspection, commissioning and troubleshooting services.

National Grid has a large fleet of Siemens aeroderivative industrial gas generators including 30 Industrial Avon and 13 Industrial RB211 engines. This equipment, located at transmission stations across the length and breadth of the UK, provides essential mechanical drive capacity to ensure the energy needs of industrial, commercial and domestic users is met.

RWG is experienced in the maintenance of Siemens aero-derivative gas generators, completing in excess of 1,800 Industrial Avon engine overhauls over the last 25 years. This depth of experience combined with “Ëœin-house’ capability to perform over 1,500 repair schemes for the Industrial Avon ensures lower life cycle costs for operators of this equipment.

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