Alstom to Service Connecticut’s Lake Road Natural Gas Power Plant
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130404:nBw046013a 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. Website www.alstom.com/power | www.alstom.com/us Press Contacts Emmanuelle Châtelain, Isabelle Tourancheau - Tel +33 1 41 49 37 38 /39 95 email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org or Adam Pratt (U.S. Media Relations) - Tel +1 202 351 9322 email@example.com or Sapna Lalwani (Alstom Thermal Power) - Tel +4179 486 3798 firstname.lastname@example.org or InvestorRelations Delphine Brault - Tel +33 1 41 49 26 42 email@example.com Copyright Business Wire 2013