Centrica Energy Awards Alstom the Long Term Maintenance of South Humber Bank Power Plant

Tue Apr 9, 2013 6:32am EDT

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A contract worth €120 million in the UK
LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

Centrica Energy has awarded Alstom (Paris:ALO) a €120 million contract1 for gas
turbine maintenance services at its South Humber Bank power station in the north
of the UK. The agreement covers the five Alstom GT13E2 gas turbines installed at
the 1260 MW combined-cycle power plant over the next seven years. 

In addition to the delivery of parts and equipment for the performance of all
planned inspections on the five gas turbines, Alstom will supply all necessary
craft labour as well as on-site technical field advisors. The contract also
includes delivery of two additional upgrade packages based on the successful
validation of the first upgrade installed in February 2012 on a single turbine
at the same power station. 

Tony Lyon, Plant Manager for South Humber Bank from Centrica Energy commented,
"The first installation has successfully demonstrated that this upgrade delivers
substantial benefits.With the new order, the benefits cumulated across our other
machines will increase our combined-cycle plant output. The plant efficiency
gain will allow us to reduce our fuel costs and CO2 emissions."

Hans-Peter Meer, Senior Vice President of Alstom Thermal Services said: "This
upgrade represents one of our most significant service innovations for the
installed fleet. It helps our customers to increase the competitiveness of their
power generation assets by increasing plant performance and reducing operation

1 This contract has been booked in fiscal year 2012/13 

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

Press contacts
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Jonathan Smith - Tel 01788 545602 or 07801 775650
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