Siemens Power contracts in Okla., Ga. & overseas:
Siemens Power Generation Group (KWU) received orders for six power plants valued at about $840 million in the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Hungary, India and Indonesia.
The U.S. orders, totaling $370 million, were from Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (AECI), Springfield, Mo., and Oglethorpe Power Corp., Atlanta, Ga. Siemens will build a 525 MW, gas-fired combined-cycle plant near Chouteau, Okla., and a 217 MW simple-cycle peaking plant in Monroe County, Ga.
In the United Arab Emirates, the $340 million contract supplies a 710 MW combined-cycle power plant and a seawater desalination plant for the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority and CMS Energy Corp. of Dearborn, Mich. The contracts in Hungary, India and Indonesia are valued at about $130 million.