Alstom awarded 40 million Euro power plant contract

Alstom has today been awarded a 40 million Euro contract to provide operational support and maintenance to the Fortaleza combined cycle power plant in Brazil.

Alstom has been awarded an operation support and maintenance contract for the Fortaleza combined cycle power plant in Brazil.

The contract, worth approximately 40 million Euros, was placed by Central Geradora Termelétrica Fortaleza SA, a special-purpose company established by Endesa Internacional SA, an affiliate of the Endesa Group of Spain.

The scope of the contract includes all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of two GT11N2 power trains, including their gas turbines, generators, auxiliaries and control systems.

Still under construction, the 311MW Fortaleza plant is scheduled to enter into commercial operation in December 2003. Upon completion, it will be one of the largest thermal power plants in north east Brazil.

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