APR Energy Increases its Strong Presence in the African Power Market

New 250MW Contract in Libya historically one of the largest of its kind

Mar 18, 2013, 02:00 ET from APR Energy

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy recently announced that it has signed the largest contract in APR Energy history and historically one of the largest interim power projects with a public utility. The contract, signed with the national utility of Libya will provide for a full turnkey 250MW power plant. The fast-track solution, featuring mobile turbines will help to provide interim power while the country repairs and builds its infrastructure as well as cover anticipated power demand during the critical summer season.

"We are truly honoured to serve as a partner to Libya as it rebuilds and develops its new economy. This project is ground breaking for the country in terms of both scale and scope," said APR Energy Chief Executive Officer, John Campion. "The Libya contract, together with our two recent wins, totalling 300MW in Uruguay, aligns with APR Energy's strategy to focus on large-scale power projects. We strongly believe that mobile dual-fuel turbines are the best fit and the customer technology of choice."

The Libya contract will be the eighth major project that APR Energy has completed in Africa, and is the latest in a series of projects using dual-fuel turbines as a fuel-flexible and efficient solution for its customer.

APR Energy's contracted solution in Libya will comprise four sites, stretching from the northern to the southern end of the country, to meet the electricity needs on a regional level.

About APR Energy
APR Energy specializes in the sale of reliable and efficient electricity through the rapid global deployment of customized, turnkey power solutions. APR Energy's fast-track approach, flexible offerings, and comprehensive operation and maintenance services have established it as a leader in the utility and industrial segments. APR Energy provides its power generation solutions to customers and communities around the world, with an emphasis in Africa, South America, Central America, the Middle East and Asia. APR Energy also implements philanthropic initiatives at each plant location through its Community Development Program, which aims to build and maintain close relationships with its neighbors through projects and donations in health and education.