Siemens to provide long-term maintenance service for Nhon Trach 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant in Vietnam
Erlangen, Germany, Five months after being awarded the contract of the Power Island for Nhon Trach 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP), which consists of two gas turbines, one steam turbine, the generators, the main electrical and instrumentation and controls equipment, Siemens Energy has been entrusted by Petro Vietnam Power Nhon Trach 2 Joint Stock Co. to provide the long-term maintenance service for the major equipment in this power plant in the south of Vietnam. This maintenance service contract is to ensure the long-term predictable reliability and to provide additional technical and financial benefits to the plant owner, including predictable maintenance costs and extended warranties. “With this contract, Siemens has once again proved that it is one of the most reliable and capable partners for Vietnamese customers in energy business”, said Mr. Erdal Elver, President and CEO of Siemens Vietnam.
With a total capacity of about 750 megawatts (MW), the Nhon Trach 2 CCPP will be a major power generating facility in Vietnam. Its stable operation and proper maintenance will play a key role in supplying reliable power to meet the country‘s growing energy needs, and to help ensure sustainable development of the national economy. The contract scope covers the service for two gas turbines, one steam turbine and three generators.
“Vietnam has a fast growing economy with an increasing demand for energy. With a total installed capacity of about 15 gigawatts (GW), the power generating capacity is expected to grow at a pace of more than 10 percent per year. Nhon Trach 2 is among the most efficient thermal power plants in the country; thus contributing to the economical and climate friendly usage of natural resources. Siemens established its offices in Vietnam in1993 and has since then provided more than 3.3 GW of the country’s power generating capacity”, said Mr. Erdal Elver, President and CEO of Siemens Ltd. Vietnam.
Referring to Siemens prospective development in energy sector, Mr. Erdal Elver pointed out: “In order to meet increasing demand of customers and further realize Siemens development strategy in the energy sector, we will be truly committed to Vietnam as demonstrated through our contributions to a number of major power plants with the most advanced technology and our growing local competence.”
Energy service is part of Siemens’ Environmental Portfolio. In fiscal 2009, revenue from the Portfolio totaled about €23 billion, making Siemens the world’s largest supplier of ecofriendly technologies. In the same period, our products and solutions enabled customers to reduce their CO2 emissions by 210 million tons.
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