Thailand buys 18 industrial gas turbines from Siemens
Siemens sells 18 industrial gas turbines to Thailand
Siemens has signed a contract for the delivery of 18 model SGT-800 industrial gas turbines to Thailand and will also provide technical field assistance for installing the units. The company will also be responsible for the long-term service for the turbines. Six of the turbines have a capacity of 53 megawatts (MW) each, while the capacity of the remaining twelve units is 50.5 MW each. The units are to be installed in nine combined cycle cogeneration power plants with a total installed electrical capacity of 1.100 MW. Customer is TEC Project Services Corporation (TPS), a subsidiary of the Japanese Toyo Engineering Corporation (TEC). TPS is erecting the industrial power plants for the Thai company Gulf. Gulf MP is a joint venture of the Thai Gulf Energy Development Co., Ltd. and the Japanese Mitsui & Co.