Production in Russia
A new manufacturing facility was built and commissioned within 2 years. It contains all the necessary equipment for manufacturing gas turbine units.
In October 2012 GE, INTER RAO UES Group and Rostekhnologii laid the first stone in the foundation of a plant that will produce 6FA industrial gas turbines 6FA (6F.03) within the frames of their joint venture Russian Gas Turbines LLC.
In April 2014 plant received a commissioning permit and started assembly of the first 6F.03 (6FA) turbine unit.
The plant is based in Kopayevo industrial area, Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region.
The plant opened its doors on October 24th, 2014. Governor of Yaroslavl region Sergey Yastrebov; General Director of United Engine Corporation Vyacheslav Masalov; GE President and CEO for Russia/CIS Ron Pollett; Chairman of the Management Board of Inter RAO Boris Kovalchuk; Deputy General Director of Rostekhnologii State Corporation Dmitry SHUGAEV; General Director of Russian Gas Turbines Nadezhda Izotova, and other officials participated there.
Production capacity: 14 high-efficient gas turbine units 6F.03 (6FA) per year.
The structure of the manufacturing facility includes:
- production buildings with the total area of about 20,000 square meters, including the assembly shop and assembly and shelving shop;
- test bench, gas treatment station and booster compressor station;
- paint shop;
- engineering and social infrastructural facilities.
The assembly shop is a production line with the equipment for each stage of the assembly process.
The manufacturing process includes full assembling of a gas turbine.
"This plant is a good example of investment in technology localization. The work of the Company will make a real contribution in upgrade of the Russian energy sector, and will help to satisfy the growing demand for the innovative energy equipment."
President and Chief Executive Officer of GE for Russia and CIS, Ron Pollett.