GE Power Systems gets $2 billion in equipment, service orders

The Brazilian agreements include 54 GE gas turbines and additional equipment and long-term service agreements. The equipment will support 15 new power projects that will produce more than 4,600 megawatts to help meet the country’s immediate need for additional power. That is enough electricity to serve more than 1.8 million households. Developers of the new power plants include Petrobras of Brazil, one of the world’s largest oil companies; Enersul of Brazil; and U.S. companies El Paso Energy, Duke Energy International and Xcel Energy.

Nov. 15, 2000 (The San Francisco Chronicle)–Utility personnel are still evaluating two separate power failures which left 11,500 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers in Daly City and Pacifica without electricity Nov. 15.


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