Upgraded the Sidi Krir and El Atf plants and completed the North Cairo plant
-Stable and highly available operation of natural gas gas turbine generator sets, with an upgrade progress of 80%
-10 years of local service organization, achieving results that exceeded customer expectations in a short period of time
Yokohama, Japan, June 4, 2021-(ACN Newswire)-Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, signed three 16-year long-term service agreements (LTSA) at the same time, covering six M701F gas turbines, two The units were delivered to Sidi Krir Power Station, El Atf Power Station and Cairo North GTCC Plant in Egypt. These plants operate natural gas gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) generators with a rated output of 750 MW. Mitsubishi Electric will provide maintenance, management, parts supply, parts repair and remote monitoring services for gas turbines to ensure stable and high-availability operation of facilities and improve the stability of electricity supply throughout Egypt.
The LTSA signing ceremony was held on May 31 at the Sidi Krir power station about 50 kilometers west of Alexandria on the Mediterranean coast. In addition to regional executives from Mitsubishi Electric Power and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the attendees also included Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), the Japanese Embassy in Egypt (EoJ), and Japan International Cooperation from the Ministry of Electric Power and Renewable Energy, leading the power generation and transmission business in Egypt. Agency (JICA) Cairo Office.
EEHC Chairman Mr. Gaber Dussoki said on behalf of the Egyptian side: We highly trust and appreciate Japanese manufacturing technology, especially Mitsubishi Power, and through our long-term and historic cooperation, we will go all out to meet EEHC requirements.
Speaking on behalf of Mitsubishi Electric is Carlos Gonzalez Peton, CEO of Mitsubishi Electric Europe Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the company based in London that conducts overseas operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “This year marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment of a local service organization by Mitsubishi Electric Power Group in Egypt. Thanks to Japan’s strong support, we provide safe, timely and high-quality power generation systems and services for the local market to ensure that performance exceeds our customers’ expectations. Now, with With the end of this 16-year LTSA, we will be able to continue to provide our customers in Egypt with the best response service, and look forward to further strengthening our friendship by doing so.”
Today’s ceremony has a dual purpose. In order to further celebrate and confirm the 80% upgrade and restoration progress funded by JICA, the contract was signed in May 2019 with the two power stations of the Sidi Krir and El Atf power stations. Although the coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing, they are expected to be completed by November 2021.
The Sidi Krir Power Station and El Atf Power Station have been upgraded to increase power plant output, increase power generation efficiency, and reduce equipment downtime. The Cairo North GTCC power plant was completed in May 2019 and is now in operation with higher efficiency and output.
Nowadays, in addition to developing new power generation systems, Mitsubishi Electric is also focusing on the upgrade and performance improvement of existing facilities and service businesses. Looking to the future, the company will continue to support the stable supply of electricity and efficient power generation around the world, thereby promoting decarbonization, economic development and the establishment of a highly sustainable energy system on a global scale.
Source: Mitsubishi Power Co., Ltd.
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