GE will service pair of UK power plants for RWE npower

By Editors of Electric Light & Power/POWERGRID International

General Electric (NYSE: GE) signed a multimillion dollar, multi-year maintenance plan with U.K. energy company RWE npower to provide a full range of services that will help increase the operating flexibility and reduce costs for its Great Yarmouth and Little Barford power plants.

Together, these two natural gas-burning plants serve the power needs of nearly 1 million U.K. homes and businesses.

The Little Barford combined-cycle power station operates with two GE 9FA gas turbines and has a generating capacity of 740 MW, while the Great Yarmouth power station features one GE 9FA gas turbine and has a capacity of 400 MW.

The new multi-year maintenance program is designed to help increase the availability and reliability of the GE 9FA gas turbines at the Little Barford and Great Yarmouth sites.

This story was originally published by Electric Light & Power/POWERGRID International. It was republished with permission.

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