During the POWERGEN International Exhibition ALSTOM
announced over 180 million of orders
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ALSTOM has recently won a series of Power generation
contracts for a total value more than 180 million from
countries all over the world.
ALSTOM has been awarded a contract for approximately
20 million from Bechtel Power Corporation to supply a
Dry Flue Gas Desulphurisation (DFGD) System for Unit No. 3 of
the Springerville Expansion Project in Springerville,
Arizona. The 400 MW Unit will be owned and operated
by the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and
operated by Tucson Electric Power (TEP).
It is scheduled to start-up in summer 2006 with project
completion expected late 2006.
In Germany, ALSTOM has been awarded a contract by
Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG (GKM) for the modernisation and
conversion of Boiler #17 from natural gas to bituminous coal.
The total value of the contract is approximately 40
Conversion work will begin in November 2004, and commissioning
is expected by summer 2005.
ALSTOM has also signed a long-term service agreement, worth
9 million, with RWE Systems AG for the Ludwigshafen
combined cycle power plant in Germany. The exclusive agreement
includes the supply of new and reconditioned parts for the
thermal block of the plants two GT13E2 gas turbines
until end 2006.
In Sweden, ALSTOM has been awarded a contract by Ringhals AB
to retrofit units 1-1 and 1-2 at Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant.
The contract is valued at approximately 9 million.
Delivery of both units is scheduled for summer 2005.
In the UK, ALSTOM has signed a contract, valued at around
8 million, with Eggborough Power Ltd (a British Energy
company), to supply a spare generator stator at Eggborough
power plant in East Yorkshire. This work is scheduled to take
approximately 18 months.
ALSTOM has signed a contract, valued at around 40
million, with Alba Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (ALBA) to supply
six top-mounted combustor chambers equipped with ALSTOMs
advanced EV burner technology. The new combustors will be
installed in the customers gas-fired, combined-cycle
power plant, Power Station 3, at Manama, Bahrain.
In the first phase of the project, upgrading of one gas turbine
will be completed by June 2004 after being performed during a
scheduled major inspection to keep downtime to a minimum. Five
other upgrades will then be carried out on the power station's
remaining gas turbines one or two being planned for
completion each year.
In South Africa, ALSTOM has been awarded a contract by
Eskom, valued at around 19 Million to rehabilitate the
Unit 2 turbine generator at Duhva Power Plant in Witbank. Work
at site is scheduled to be completed by January 2004.
In Zambia, a consortium led by ALSTOM has been awarded a
contract by ZESCO Ltd., the Electricity Supply Corporation of
Zambia, to upgrade the generators at the Kafue Gorge Hydro
Power Station (6 x 168 MVA) located on the Kafue River, 100
kilometers south of the Zambian capital, Lusaka. The order is
valued at approximately 14 million.
Work is scheduled for completion in December 2005 and
will increase the generators' total output to 6 X 200MVA.
ALSTOM has been awarded an order by Hydro Tasmania for the
refurbishment of Units 3 & 4 at Trevallyn Hydro Power
Station in Launceston, Australia. The order, valued at
approximately 11 million, is to increase the
output of each unit from 25 MVA to 30,5 MVA / 375 rpm /11
kV. Trevallyn was completed in the mid 1950's and has a
nominal capacity of 80 MWs.
ALSTOM has been awarded a contract for two 300 MW
Circulating Fluidized Bed boilers in the Yunan Province of
South China. Because the CFBs are situated nearly 4000 feet
(1200 metres) above sea level and will burn lignite, the units
will be the largest CFBs ever constructed. When
completed, the generation facility will be known as the Kaiyuan
power plant. The order value is approximately 14
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