Ansaldo Energia has been awarded an important contract worth about €170 million to supply an open cycle power plant in Algeria. Sociéte Algérienne de Production de l'Electricité (SPE Spa), a Sonelgaz group company, assigned the contract to Ansaldo Energia in an international tender for which the sector’s leading players put in bids.
Ansaldo Energia will supply the “Ain Djasser III” open cycle power plant with two gas turbines of about 170 MW each (in ISO conditions) plus the relevant generators. The plant will be situated in the province of Batna in central Algeria about 350 km south of the capital Algiers.
Ansaldo Energia has a total installed capacity of over 4400 MW in the country, confirming its position as one of Algeria’s most important OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers).