Alstom the global energy and transport group, has won a 225 MW electricity power plant order worth around €160m. The combined cycle plant consists of two blocks of type KAX100-2DH. Each block is based on two Alstom gas turbines type GTX100 and one 30 MW Alstom steam turbine.

The end customer and future operator of the plant is City Energo Ltd, Russia.

The plant will be supplied by Alstom’s facility in Finspong, Sweden, and will be built in two phases. The work on the first phase has already started and first connection with the electrical grid, in simple cycle mode, is scheduled for the beginning of 2003. The second phase is scheduled to start in July 2003.

The power plant will be built in the centre of Moscow and will provide district heating and power to a new international business centre, Moscow International Business Centre, which is now under construction.