APR Energy Announces Operation of Turbine Power Project in Uruguay

Jul 23, 2012, 08:00 ET from APR Energy

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy is pleased announce the recent commercial operation of its 100MW temporary power generation project in Uruguay. The modular turbine plant will provide supplementary power to a previously existing site in Punta del Tigre, approximately 40 kilometers northwest of the capital city, Montevideo.

"This recent installation of dual-fuel turbines within Uruguay is a great example of how APR can deploy fast-track, environmentally friendly power systems that are an ideal solution for the Americas," said APR Energy President and Chief Operating Officer, Laurence Anderson. "Gas turbines have been utilized in Uruguay on a larger scale for some time and the region understands the balance of speed of delivery and high environmental standards that these units can provide."

The APR power solution was requested by its customer in Uruguay to combat an urgent power shortfall in the region. APR Energy responded by providing expedited logistics and installation for the project, with the primary generation equipment being airfreighted into the country within two days of contract signature.

The Punta del Tigre plant is the latest of several APR Energy temporary power plants to be commissioned around the globe since May of this year, including projects in Peru, Oman and Cyprus.

About APR Energy

APR's state-of-the-art power generation technology, comprehensive operation and maintenance services, and flexible commercial terms, have established APR as a leader in the temporary power industry. APR provides power generation solutions to utility and industrial customers in both developing and developed markets across Latin America, Africa and Asia.  APR places a high priority on giving back to the communities it serves by providing support to various local health and education organizations and initiatives. 

To view a video of APR Energy's fast-track deployment of equipment to Uruguay, please click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAfMRooGj88&feature=youtu.be