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Alstom will equip three new Turkish hydro power plants boosting Turkeys power generation by 1,200 GWh per year

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Once completed, the power plants Kavsakbendi,
Köprü and Menge will have a total power output of 417
MW, contributing approximately 1,200 GWh to Turkeys
annual power generation.

The overall contract value is around 100 million, out
of which more than 70 million is for Alstom Hydro. The
company  is responsible for the design, supply,
transportation, supervision and commissioning of the turbines
and generators**. Alstoms consortium partner, GES, is
responsible for balance of plant and overall installation of
equipment. 

Kavsakbendi will comprise 3 x 61 MW turbine generator units
rated 66 MVA. Köprü will comprise 2 x 74 MW turbine
generator units rated 80 MVA.  Menge will comprise 2 x 43
MW turbine generator units rated 50 MVA.  The three power
plants will begin commercially operating between 2010 and
2011.

Alstom Hydro is Turkeys leading hydro manufacturer,
supplying 60% of the countrys hydro generators and 20%
of its hydro turbines. Hydroelectricity makes up over 30% of
Turkeys installed capacity for power production, a
figure which will increase with the introduction of recent
government policies.

Turkey is a key market for Alstom Hydro, and we are
very pleased to have been awarded these three power plants by
Enerjisa. This demonstrates Alstoms competitiveness and
ability to supply its customer with the best available
technology, says Philippe Cochet, President of Alstom
Hydro.

* Alstom Hydro, a joint venture between Alstom and Bouygues,
has over 400GW of turbines and generators installed worldwide
which represent more than 25% of the total global hydro power
installed capacity. As the world leader in supply of hydropower
equipment and services, Alstom Hydro offers products and
solutions that cover all hydropower schemes, from large to
small, from run-of-river to pumped-storage. With 5500 employees
in 19 countries Alstom Hydro offers the broadest range of
products and services for new installations, refurbishment,
upgrading and services.

** The turbines to be used are vertical Francis turbine
units

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