United Engine Corporation (UEC) Inter RAO Group General Electric

A new plant for manufacturing and maintenance of Gas Turbine unit 6FA will be opened in Rybinsk.

12.02.2013

“Russian Gas Turbines” LLC (a joint venture of GE, Inter RAO and Rostech Corporation) and “Renaissance Construction” signed general contractor agreement for the construction of a plant for manufacturing and maintenance of Gas Turbine unit 6FA.

“Renaissance Construction” should prepare designs and lead all the works on the construction of the plant in Rybinsk (on the base of the East Industrial area), and all infrastructure facilities of the area. By the time of signing of the contract "Russian Gas Turbines" have finished preparation of a building site, temporary infrastructure facilities and have realized piling works. “Renaissance Construction” will make mobilization and will start execution of works by the contract in February 2013.

After putting the plant into operation in the II quarter 2014, "Russian Gas Turbines" will manufacture, sell and maintenance highly effective low-emission Gas Turbine units 6FA 77 MW in the territory of Russia and the CIS countries. Capacity of plant at the initial stage will be 14 Units 6FA a year. The territory of plant will be 20 hectares, and the area of engineering buildings will be about 20 000 square meters.

Production of plant will satisfy a growing demand for highly effective midsize GT units for projects of the combined production of thermal and electric energy in Russia. Through its power in 77 MW, effective power generation at low level of emissions, full optional and reliable design for various purposes, Gas Turbine units 6FA are perfect for various purposes including cogeneration and the centralized heat supply.

Source:  i-Mash