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Niehl 3 combined heat and power plant feeds energy into the German grid for the first time


Alstom and RheinEnergie yesterday achieved an important milestone at the Niehl 3 gas-fired combined heat and power plant in Cologne by successfully accomplishing synchronisation with the electricity grid.

Alstom hiring people at its Saint-Nazaire offshore wind turbine industrial facility


Alstom continues spurring the job market in the Pays de la Loire Region, especially in the Saint Nazaire area. The Group is currently hiring people in the area, mostly operators, to work in the offshore wind turbine plant which was inaugurated in December 2014.

The European Commission and the US Department of Justice approve the transaction between Alstom and General Electric


Alstom is pleased with the decisions of the European Commission (EC) and US Department of Justice (DOJ) authorising General Electric to acquire Alstom's Energy businesses with commitments.

Alstom and Dalia Power Energies inaugurate Haruvit combined-cycle power plant


Alstom and Dalia Power Energies reach a major milestone in their partnership today with the inauguration of the 835 MW gas-fired power plant, built by Alstom in Haruvit (Israel), in the presence of Yuval Steinitz, Minister of Infrastructure, Eitan Meir, Dalia Power Energies CEO, Doron Set, Chairman of Dalia Power Energies board, and Patrick Kron, Alstom Chairman and CEO.

Alstom signs key agreements to service Kaeng Khoi II power plant


With a combined value of over €160 million, the new extension agreements will see Alstom providing technical expertise to oversee the service and maintenance of the Kaeng Khoi II power plant. Under the scope of these two agreements, Alstom will also provide new parts, reconditioning services and field service for planned outages for the plant's existing gas turbines, steam turbines and generators until 2033.

Alstom, DEME and Merkur Offshore sign a contract for the delivery and installation of 66 Haliade offshore wind turbines in Germany


Merkur Offshore has signed with respectively Alstom and DEME a binding Turbine Supply Agreement and Balance of Plant Contract for the construction of the Merkur Offshore wind farm, including supply and installation of 66 Alstom Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbines. Additionally, Alstom has signed a long term service and maintenance contract. 

Alstom 2014/15 results


In the context of the project between Alstom and General Electric, and in compliance with IFRS 5, Thermal Power, Renewable Power and Grid activities, as well as some corporate costs, have been classified as Discontinued Operations; they are therefore not included in orders, sales, income from operations and are reported under the "net income – discontinued operations" line.

Alstom and EVN inaugurate the first gas turbine reconditioning workshop in Vietnam


Alstom and Vietnam Electricity (EVN) officially inaugurated a state-of-the-art gas turbine reconditioning workshop, located in the Phu My district, in presence of Mr Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Mr Duong Quang Thanh, Chairman of the Members Council of EVN and Michael Rechsteiner, Senior Vice President Thermal Services at Alstom. It is the first reconditioning workshop in Vietnam and the first for Alstom's network in Asia.

Alstom to refurbish equipment at the Riga hydropower plant in Latvia


Alstom has been awarded by Latvenergo, the leading power company in Latvia, a contract worth over €100 million to refurbish 6 x 69 MW Kaplan units for the Riga hydropower plant, located on the 1,020 km long Daugava river in Latvia.