Mitsubishi and Toyota chosen for Egyptian power contract

Egypt has turned to Japanese expertise to upgrade one of its largest power plants.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Toyota Tsusho Corporation have won an order to supply pressure steam turbines and generators to the South Helwan supercritical power plant.

The project involves the provision of three sets of 650 MW supercritical pressure units for Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company’s (UEEPC) plant.
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The work done to upgrade the plant, which can run on both natural gas and heavy oil, will help it to keep up with the country's energy demand, which is growing at around 7-8 per cent per year.

The packages will be brought onstream progressively from early 2018 at the plant, which is situated on the Nile River south of Cairo, MHI said in a statement.

MHI and Toyota Tsusho have jointly handled several large-scale thermal power plant projects in Egypt since winning their first contract in 2002.

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