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On the 1st of December 2012 Dr. Wolfgang Voss and Adolf Roesch join the board of directors of the Alstom Deutschland AG.
Alstom opens on 30 November in Brazil its first wind turbine plant in the South American continent. The plant, located in the industrial complex of Camaçari, State of Bahia, will have an output capacity of 300 MW per year.
On 30 November, Alstom unveiled the latest high-speed Pendolino trains at its Savigliano plant in Italy, due to be delivered to UK rail operator Virgin Trains in the next few weeks. The company also took the wraps off its first very high-speed AGV.italo trains, soon to be delivered to new Italian rail operator Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV).
On 22 November 2011, the Swiss Office of Attorney General closed the investigations which it has pursued to determine whether the Alstom Group and some of its entities had not violated rules prohibiting the payment of foreign civil servants to unlawfully win commercial contracts.
Following its long-term strategy to establish a strong presence in Russia, Alstom signed two agreements related to the Russian power generation and power transmission sectors.
Skånetrafiken, the Swedish operator, signed a new contract with Alstom to supply 20 Coradia Nordic regional trains for a total of over 100 million euros. The delivery is scheduled for 2013-2014. The new trains will serve the lines in the Skåne region, in the south of Sweden.
« Consorcio Linea 2 » has awarded a contract globally worth €530 million to the Alstom-led consortium “Grupo de Empresas” to build the second line of Los Teques metro in Miranda State, Venezuela. The line, 12 km long and served by 6 stations, will be enter service in October 2015.
The agreement was signed in Beijing in the presence of Cao Zhi’An, Executive Vice-President of SGCC, Wei Qinghai, General Manager of CET and Grégoire Poux-Guillaume, President of Alstom Grid.
On 20 October 2011, Alstom hosted a graduation ceremony for masters students in Law and Business Ethics at its Levallois-Perret, France, headquarters, as part of a three-year partnership with Cergy-Pontoise University
Alstom is the first company in the CAC40 to receive this certification which confirms its efforts over several years to strengthen and develop its ethics policy.
A framework contract worth €110 million ($150 million) over the next several years by American Electric Power (AEP) to upgrade the Low Pressure (LP) steam turbines across their 1300 MW coal-fired power plant fleet. The fleet upgrade framework contract includes seven plants located in Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia. AEP’s 1300 MW coal fleet is among the largest in the world.
This order relates to the supply of 200 freight locomotives and is worth a total of approximately €1 billion. Alstom’s share of this contract is €400 million. The first deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2012.
An Alstom-led consortium will equip Santo Antonio do Jari hydropower plant in Brazil and Alstom confirms its presence in Peru with an €80 million contract for Chaglla hydroelectric dam
China Datang Corporation and Alstom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a long-term strategic partnership and jointly develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects in China.
The new joint venture, would be equally held by Alstom and Kamkor, would produce point machines in Kazakhstan. Its implementation will be effective after the parties have agreed on the governing documents.
On 13 September, Alstom announced the launch of its upgraded GT24 gas turbine and the corresponding KA24 combined cycle power plant offering for North America, parts of Latin America, Asia and the Middle East (60Hz market). This important step closely follows the launch in June, of its upgraded GT26 gas turbine and the corresponding combined cycle power plant KA26 for the 50 Hz electricity markets.
A 11-year Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA) with Teknik Janakuasa Sdn. Bhd. (TJSB), the wholly owned O&M subsidiary company of Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Malaysia’s largest independent power producer (IPP).
The locomotive’s development by a newly created joint venture – the “TRtrans” engineering centre – took just seven months. Since their alliance in 2008, the two partners have received orders for a total of 700 locomotives for Russian Railways (RZD) and Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) totalling €3.5 billion.
Effective 26 August 2011. He keeps his current responsibilities as Senior Vice President Latin America and Country President Brazil and Argentina. He reports to Philippe Joubert, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Alstom. Philippe Delleur replaces Philippe Favre, who passed away on 27 June 2011.
Alstom, the world’s leading supplier of air quality control equipment, has secured contracts worth over €100 million for air quality control equipment in the Middle East.
On 28 July, Alstom signed an operation and maintenance contract for about twenty years, worth around €330 million with Dalia Power Energies Ltd for the 835 MW gas-fired Tzafit power plant in Israel.
This new tranche is worth more than €300 million, of which around €200 million will accrue to Alstom Transport. Financing for this tranche will be split 50/50 between STIF (Syndicat des transports d’Ile-de-France) and the RATP.
From 1 April to 30 June 2011, orders booked by Alstom amounted to €5 billion, up 44% (+34% excluding Grid) compared to the same period last year. Sales, at €4.5 billion, were down 12% (-23% excluding Grid), reflecting the low level of orders taken during the economic downturn.
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