GE provides gas turbines to Nigerian power plant

Expanding its energy infrastructure, Nigeria will add four GE gas turbines for the Omotosho Phase 2 Power Plant, located in Ondo State, Southwestern Nigeria.

GE will provide four Frame 9E gas turbines, generators, accessories, technical assistance and training to the EPC contractor for the project, China Machinery and Equipment Company (CMEC).

Owned and operated by the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the new plant should add more than 500MW of power to Nigeria’s grid when it enters commercial service in 2013.

Nigerian government has set a target to add 35,000MW of new electricity generation over the next 10 years to support the country’s rapid development.