Siemens has been awarded a long-term service agreement (LTP) for Xiaoshan Power Plant. The customer is Zhengjiang Zheneng Electric Power Co., Ltd. The agreement covers scheduled maintenance, spare parts, technical support, warranties, program management, power diagnostics and performance monitoring for the power plant's Unit No. 5 SGT5-4000F gas turbine for more than 10 years.
"We are delighted to extend our trustworthy partnership with Zhejiang Zheneng Electric Power Co., Ltd. by providing long-term service for Units 3 and 4 at the Xiaoshan Power Plant," said Gery Nocker, Executive Vice President of Siemens Ltd., China and General Manager of Power Generation Services Division Region Asia at the signing ceremony held on July 28 in Hangzhou. "With this newly signed LTP for Unit 5, we will continue to support and ensure the optimal performance and maximize the lifecycle assets of the power plant."
The long-term service program is one of the key service programs offered to customers by Siemens Power Generation Services, providing a high degree of flexibility in the maintenance of power plants while maximizing operating efficiency and availability. The long-term service programs also ensure the highest performance with lowest risk for agreed service scope, which can significantly reduce the customer's risk management cost.
The agreement will enable Xiaoshan Power Plant to take advantage of Siemens program management services, with dedicated professional service support via experts from Siemens district service office (DSO) in China and backed by Siemens resources worldwide.
Xiaoshan Power Plant is a subsidiary of Zhejiang Zheneng Electric Power Co., Ltd., and currently operates three SGT5-4000F gas turbines. Siemens was first awarded the LTP service contract for Units No. 3 and No. 4 in 2010.
With this order, Siemens Power Generation Services has been awarded 12 LTP contracts in China.