Siemens will now supply electrical components for the Suez Thermal Power Plant in Egypt. The latter was supplied by East Delta Electricity Production Company’s (EDEPC). Siemens has also been tasked with the installation and commissioning of equipment supplied by this company.
The 650MW Suez Thermal Power Plant is located in Suez in Egypt, and will be commissioned in 2016. Part of the electrical components to be supplied by Siemens include cables and uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The plant uses natural gas and heavy oil as fuel.
In addition to increasing flexibility, availability and reliability of the Suez Thermal Power Plant, the electrical components to be supplied will also enhance performance of the thermal plant.
Siemens Egypt Country Division Lead for Power Generation, Emad Ghaly has said that it is important for employment of flexible and efficient technologies to meet the demand for electricity that was increasing. He said that the power plant market for Egypt was developing. The contract for the steam Suez thermal power plant was signed earlier this year, and was expected to be operational in December 2015.