Siemens to build power plant in Peru

Siemens Energy has been awarded a USD 80 million contract for turnkey construction of the Santo Domingo de los Olleros simple cycle power plant in Peru with an option for a combined cycle plant in the next phase. Purchaser is Peru-based Termochilca SAC. The simple cycle plant is scheduled to start commercial operation in late 2012. The plant will have an installed capacity of approximately 200MW and will be located in the Chilca district in Cañete province, Lima region. Siemens will be responsible for full turnkey supply of the plant, which includes engineering, procurement, and construction. The main equipment to be supplied includes an SGT6-5000F gas turbine, electric generator SGEN6-1000A, and the entire electrical and SPPA-T3000 instrumentation & control equipment. Siemens also signed a long-term service agreement.

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