Ansaldo Energia wins gas power plant contract in Thailand

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Ansaldo Energia has won a long term service agreement at the Glow Energy Phase 5 gas power plant in Thailand.

Glow Energy Public Company Ltd awarded the contract to be carried out at the 328 MW plant located in Map Ta Phut Industrial Park, 200km southeast of Bangkok.

The plant also produces 160 tonnes/hour of steam to support local industrial purposes.
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Glow Energy, one of the major private electricity generators in Thailand and majority owned by Engie , operate Independent Power Producer (IPP) and cogeneration facilities, most of which also operate as Small Power Producers (SPP).

The power plant, commissioned in 2011, consists of one Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine coupled to an electrical generator, heat recovery steam generator and steam turbine/generator set.à‚  The 15-year LTSA covers planned and unplanned maintenance, replacement capital parts and remote monitoring and diagnostics (RM&D) for the Siemens gas turbine with inspection-only required services on the generator.

Ansaldo Energia’s recognized OEM-knowledge of this machine and its established ability to service all 4000F power generation equipment with its own technologies were keys for the award selection by Glow. The Italian firm also provides its Ansaldo Energia’s OSPà¢â€ž¢ Solutions, this capability offers the delivery of unique and multi-platform service options, allowing the customer to optimize the maintenance life cycle costs of their power generation assets.à‚ 

The award by Glow also recognizes Ansaldo Energia’s growing local presence & capabilities in Southeast Asia, which includes supporting an established full-scope LTSA in Thailand on a 2×1 combined cycle power plant with Ansaldo Energia’s own GT26 gas turbines.

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