EthosEnergy has won a gas turbine overhaul and upgrade contract worth over $8m from Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE).

The deal is for equipment at the Ywama power plant in Yangon, Myanmar, where EthosEnergy will overhaul one 701D unit with all new parts and upgrade two MHI 701D units including controls.EthosEnergy wins $8m Myanmar gas turbine deal

The company – headquartered in Houston in the US and Aberdeen in the UK – will also provide a tailored training programme for MEPE employees.

MEPE said that when awarding the contract it was looking for “the ability to restore the units to the original manufacturer’s performance specifications of 120 MW”.

“Equally we expected a proven state of the art control system to allow us accurate and efficient machine calibration, monitoring and control.”

Sean Carter of EthosEnergy said: “We focussed on increasing the life cycle value of the asset. Our solution not only met with the client’s requirements but significantly improved the performance of the engine by increasing output to 123 MW and the reliability of the engine.”