Alstom to service gas turbines in the Ivory Coast and Jordan

  Alstom to service gas turbines in the Ivory Coast and Jordan

                 Contracts worth approximately €135 million^1

Business Wire

LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France -- December 21, 2012

Regulatory News :

Alstom (Paris:ALO) has been awarded two contracts for Long Term Service
Agreements (LTSA) for GT13E2 gas turbines in the Ivory Coast and Jordan. The
contract for the Azito power plant in the Ivory Coast covers a 15 year period
and includes the delivery of spare parts, reconditioning services and
inspection supervision for the gas turbines and generators. The contract for
the Samra III power plant in Jordan spans a 10 year period and includes the
delivery of new and reconditioned parts as well as supervision manpower for
the execution of major inspections on all three GT13E2 units installed at the

The Azito power plant, owned by Azito Energie S.A., consists of two GT13E2 gas
turbines operating in single cycle mode and is located close to the country’s
capital Abidjan. The plant provides 288 MW of electric power to the grid and
accounts for approximately 35 % of the total electricity production in the
Ivory Coast.

For the Samra III power plant, owned by Samra Electric Power Co., Alstom has
already provided two GT13E2 gas turbines and will commission the third
turbine, generator and auxiliaries by summer 2013. In addition Alstom is
currently supplying a steam tail to convert the existing Samra III 285 MW
single cycle to a combined cycle power plant. This conversion will increase
the plant’s power generation capacity by an additional 143 MW and is scheduled
to enter commercial operation in 2015.

Hans-Peter Meer, Senior Vice President of Alstom Thermal Services stated,
“These new service contracts confirm Alstom’s strong position in servicing and
maintaining gas turbines and generators. Both the Azito and Samra power plants
are located in regions with extreme climate conditions where reliable power
generation is key. Alstom’s technology, solutions and services support our
customers’ needs in these regions and we are committed to further building
strong relationships with the local power producers.”

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.

^1 They will be progressively booked throughout the execution of the contracts


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