Ansaldo, Metka win Syria plant contract
Damascus, October 23, 2010
Ansaldo Energia, a unit of Italian group Finmeccanica, and Greek company Metka, have won a contract from Syrian public electricity generation company to build a electricity plant in Deir Azzour region.
The 750-MW gas-powered electricity generating plant, will be built at cost of 700 million euros ($976 million), according to a media report.
Ansaldo Energia said it has signed a contract with the Syria's Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) for the supply of a combined cycle plant for the power site.
As per the deal, Ansaldo Energia will supply the plant with two AE94.3 A4 gas turbines plus the relevant generators and auxiliary systems, and one RT30 steam turbine with relevant generator and auxiliary systems, said a company statement.
The company will also provide spare parts and assistance with the assembly and start-up of the plant, it added.
The value of Ansaldo Energia’s part of the contract totals euros 160 million ($223.2 million), the company said in the statement.-TradeArabia News Service