Alstom to Deliver 850 MW Gas-Fired Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Bangkok, Thailand

  Alstom to Deliver 850 MW Gas-Fired Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Bangkok,

                 A contract worth approximately €225 million

Business Wire

LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France -- February 4, 2013

Regulatory News :

Alstom (Paris:ALO), in consortium with Sumitomo Corporation of Japan, has been
awarded an EPC^1 contract by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
(EGAT) to build the 850 MW North Bangkok combined-cycle power plant (CCPP)
block 2 and supply its equipment. Alstom’s share in this contract amounts to
approximately €225 million. The contract was signed today in presence of
Patrick Kron, Alstom’s CEO. Located in the northern suburbs of Bangkok, the
plant will supply electricity to meet the fast growing demand of the Kingdom’s

This will be Alstom’s first combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) contract with
EGAT and the first CCPP in the world to feature Alstom’s upgraded GT26 gas
turbine. Alstom will supply two GT26 gas turbines, the turbogenerators, heat
recovery steam generators (HRSG), steam turbines and distribution control

The upgraded GT26 gas turbine offers greater operational flexibility,
reliability and availability, resulting in improved efficiency with lower

EGAT is Thailand’s public utility and the largest power producer in the
country, with a combined installed base of over 13,000 MW, approximately 47.8%
of the country’s generating capacity. North Bangkok CCPP block 2 will
contribute to EGAT's plans to increase Thailand’s capacity by 55,000 MW by
2030, whilst minimising carbon dioxide emissions.

Mark Coxon, Senior Vice President of Alstom’s gas business said, “This success
reinforces our customer’s confidence in our technology to produce clean,
flexible and efficient power for Thai consumers and businesses. We are happy
to support Thailand’s efforts to meet its energy demands today and in the

This contract further strengthens the Group’s position as a key player in
power generation infrastructure in Thailand, having built over 7 GW of the
installed capacity of the country. This includes the engineering, procurement
and construction of several gas-fired plants, including the 730 MW Bowin, 350
MW Bang Bo and 1,520 MW Kaeng Khoi 2 projects. Alstom also supplied equipment
to Rayong, Thailand’s first CCPP.

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 EPC: Engineering, Procurement and Construction


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