Aggreko Provides 40 MW Power Package in Guam

Nov 09, 2015, 04:59 ET from Aggreko plc

HAGÅTÑA, Guam, November 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Aggreko plc, the leading provider of modular, mobile power and adjacent product solutions, has been commissioned to supply Guam Power Authority with a 40 MW power package in Guam for the next 12 months, as a result of a competitive tender process.

On August 31 this year, an explosion and subsequent fire broke out at the Cabras Power Plant in Piti, resulting in the shutdown of two of four power generating plants on site. In response, Guam Power Authority put out to tender a contract to supply a 40 MW power package to supplement base load power to the island's grid network.

The client cites outstanding fuel efficiency of the Aggreko's Tier II engine as a critical success factor of the winning bid. In addition to this, the flexible and modular nature of Aggreko's 1 MW generator units provides the option to scale-up and scale-down as required.

Commenting on the contract, Venkie Shantaram, Regional Director, Aggreko North Asia said: "We are delighted to be selected by the Guam Power Authority to help address this important power generation requirement.  The package we provided highlights once again Aggreko's ability to rapidly mobilise fast-track, turn-key power solutions to support our customers' needs, delivering significant fuel savings, no matter where in the world they operate."

Aggreko will be supplying a full fast-track turn-key power package comprising engineering services, transport, fuel tanks, installation, commissioning, EPA certified engines and on-site operators, and decommissioning.

Editor's Notes  

Aggreko plc is the leading global provider of modular, mobile power and adjacent product solutions. Aggreko employs over 7,700 people operating from 211 locations. In 2014 we served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.6bn or Euros 2.0bn). Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L) and is headquartered in Scotland.

Aggreko is comprised of two business units: Rental Solutions and Power Solutions.

In the Rental Solutions business, we operate in developed markets and develop solutions for, and hire our equipment to, customers who then operate it for themselves, although we retain responsibility for servicing and maintaining it. We operate across all sectors in the market, but are heavily involved in oil and gas, petrochemical and refining, mining and events.

In the Power Solutions business, we operate in emerging markets as a power producer. We install and operate modular, mobile power plants for both utility and industrial customers and we charge both for providing the generating capacity, and for the electricity we produce. In our Industrial business, as in Rental Solutions, we are market leaders in oil and gas, petrochemical and refining and mining, whilst our utility business helps countries solve their power shortages.

We design and manufacture equipment specifically for these requirements in our factory in Dumbarton, Scotland.

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