Ansaldo Energia got a service contract in Abu Dhabi

The Taweelah Power and Water Complex (courtesy of Tapco)

The Taweelah Power and Water Complex (courtesy of Tapco)

In a press release by Ansaldo Energia, as part of their O&M responsibilities, Asia Gulf Power Service Company has awarded the Italian power engineering company a service contract at the Taweelah Initial B and Initial B Extension power plants, located in the Taweelah Power and Water Complex, about 70km from the city of Abu Dhabi. The Taweelah B Power Plant supplies 2GW of net capacity to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and 610,000 m3/day of net water production capacity.
The contract with Ansaldo Energia calls for a permanent maintenance staff to be provided on site and covers all scheduled overhauls, plus preventive and corrective maintenance activities on the main rotating equipment of Taweelah’s IB and IBE assets only, Taweelah B’s New B Extension power plant is not included.
The Taweelah IB power plant scope consists of six Alstom steam turbines coupled to six ABB generators, while the scope of Taweelah IBE power plant is two GE Frame 9E gas turbines, one GE steam turbine and three GE generators. Also included are the balance of plant auxiliaries and condensers. Ansaldo Energia will supply all required spare parts, including gas turbine flow path component repair and refurbishments.