GE Wins Nearly $700 Million Contract from Saudi Electricity Company
GE signed a nearly $700 million contract with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to bring additional F-class combined-cycle gas turbines, and associated equipment and services, to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. GE’s technology will support SEC’s large, combined-cycle power plants to generate more than 3.8 GW of power and will provide fuel savings and lower emissions. GE’s technology previously has been chosen for SEC’s PP9, PP10, PP11 and PP12 power plants. PP13 and PP14 will feature 12 GE 7F-5 gas turbines, four GE steam turbines and 16 generators and are a further expansion of GE’s 7F-5 gas turbine technology used in the PP12 project. The contract also includes two contractual service agreements, one for each site, covering planned maintenance on the units for a fixed period of eight years.