NAES Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces it has assumed operations of T-Power, a 425 MW combined cycle power plant located in Tessenderlo, Belgium, which is approximately 40 miles east of Brussels. T-Power is owned by ITOCHU, Siemens Project Ventures, Tessenderlo Chemie and Tokyo Gas, and entered service in June 2011. T-Power features single shaft technology, dispatched via a tolling agreement, and is the first independent power plant in Belgium.
"T-Power has a very capable and enthusiastic management team, and a skilled and dedicated crew of employees who have demonstrated exceptional performance and teamwork through commissioning and initial operations," said George Wackerhagen, NAES Vice President of Power Plant Operations. "We're pleased to have NAES as the operator of T-Power. Their credentials and operating history are impressive, and we anticipate a lasting and productive business relationship", added Richard Snow, T-Power General Manager.
Headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, NAES is among the world's leading providers of comprehensive services to industries that generate or consume power. For over 30 years, NAES has specialized in providing services centered on safe, reliable and cost-effective performance including operations and maintenance; construction, retrofit and maintenance services; on-site turbine inspection/overhaul services; staffing solutions; and customized services designed to improve plant and personnel effectiveness.
NAES is owned by ITOCHU International Inc., the U.S. affiliate of ITOCHU Corporation. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU is among the world's largest corporations.