Ansaldo Energia bags new contracts for EUR 390m in Tunisia, Russia

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Ansaldo Energia has recently been awarded new orders in Tunisia and Russia for a total value of approximately EUR 390 million. The company, in a consortium with the Canadian SNC-Lavalin, was awarded contracts by Société Tunisienne de l'Élecriticité et du Gaz (STEG).

The value of Ansaldo Energia’s part of the contracts totals more than EUR 300 million and includes an EPC contract (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) for the construction in Sousse of a 424 MW gas powered combined cycle thermoelectric power plant, and a LTSA (Long Term Service Agreement) for the maintenance and support of the plant for six years.


The system, called Sousse D, will be located next to Sousse C, which is being built by the Consortium Ansaldo Energia SNC-Lavalin in the region of Sidi Abdel-Hamid (Governorate of Sousse). All the machines that will equip the plant are completely designed and manufactured in Ansaldo Energia’s Genoa factories.

Ansaldo Energia, a company jointly controlled by Finmeccanica and First Reserve Corporation, has also won two contracts in Russia for a total value of approximately EUR 90 million. The first, signed with the OJSC Southwest Heat Station Company of St. Petersburg is for the supply of three gas turbines complete with generators and auxiliary systems. The second contract was signed with the Mosenergo Company in Moscow and includes the supply of a gas turbine, with generator and auxiliary systems.