Alstom to Service Connecticut’s Lake Road Natural Gas Power Plant

Thu Apr 4, 2013 11:30am EDT

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A contract in the USA worth €125 million
LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

Lake Road Generating Company, L.P. has entered into a €125 million service
contract with Alstom (Paris:ALO) for its 844 MW combined-cycle power plant
located in Dayville, Connecticut. The agreement covers the Lake Road facility`s
three Alstom GT24 gas turbines. 

In addition to the delivery of parts and equipment for the performance of
planned maintenance, Alstom will furnish the Lake Road team with all necessary
craft labour as well as on-site technical field advisors. The contract also
includes delivery of an Alstom gas turbine upgrade package consisting of
technical and operational improvements designed to lower the cost of running and
maintaining gas turbines by extending time between inspections. 

"The market for natural gas power generation has changed considerably since the
Lake Road plant went online in 2002," said Hans-Peter Meer, Senior Vice
President of Alstom`s Thermal Services business. "The age of unconventional gas
is shifting the way customers operate their gas-fired power generating
facilities. As Lake Road is increasingly called-on to provide baseload power,
Alstom`s service team will help its operators adapt to this new market dynamic."

About Alstom
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission
and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and
environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the
highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power
plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources,
including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of
solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs
92,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of €20 billion and booked
close to €22 billion in orders in 2011/12.

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Sapna Lalwani (Alstom Thermal Power) - Tel +4179 486 3798
Delphine Brault - Tel +33 1 41 49 26 42

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