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GE got $1 billion gas turbine services deal for Saudi Electricity

Staff writer ▼ | January 4, 2016
GE has been awarded a contract valued at nearly $1 billion for the engineering, construction and provision of gas turbine services for the Waad Al Shamal combined cycle power plant of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).
Saudi Electricity
Gas turbines   Scheduled for completion in 48 months
Scheduled for completion in 48 months, the plant will support the phosphate mining operations in the locality, in turn driving industrialization and job creation for Saudi nationals.

GE will deliver the turnkey power plant, supplying four advanced GE 7F.05 heavy duty gas turbines and a GE steam turbine, and featuring solar innovation technology. The 1,390 MW combined cycle plant will be able to provide the equivalent power needed to supply more than 500,000 Saudi homes.

One of the gas turbines will be assembled fully at the GE Manufacturing Technology Center in Dammam, underlining GE's commitment to localisation.

The remaining gas turbines will be produced at GE's manufacturing plant in Greenville, SC, USA, and the steam turbine will be produced at GE's manufacturing plant in Schenectady, NY, USA.