Finland’s Wärtsilä has been awarded an operation and maintenance contract by the Al Badia Cement JSC for its captive power plant within the company’s cement factory grounds in the Abu Al Shamat area, in Syria. The contract is valid for three years.
The power plant will be the sole source of electrical supply to this new cement works facility, and is currently in the process of being commissioned for operation.
It is powered by five Wärtsilä 20V32 and one Wärtsilä 9L32 generating sets, and produces a total output of more than 45 MW.
The plant is also fitted with exhaust gas-fired boilers for its auxiliary heating system.
Under the terms of the agreement, Wärtsilä will take responsibility for operating and maintaining the power plant so that it runs cost-effectively and with optimal efficiency.
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