Abengoa have placed a solar thermal order to Siemens (NYSE: SI) to service its 150 MW concentrating solar power hybrid plant operating at the Hassi R’Mel natural gas field in northern Algeria.

Siemens Energy will provide long-term maintenance services at Algeria’s first concentrating solar-combined cycle hybrid power plant.

The contract includes preventative and corrective maintenance for two SGT-800 gas turbines, which Siemens installed in April 2011. rid power plant.

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