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Siemens provides electrical components for Suez thermal plant

Siemens has agreed to supply UPS systems, cables and also test equipment provided by EDEPC. (Image source: Inhabitat Blog/Flickr)

Electronics major Siemens has agreed to supply major electrical components for the oil-fired Suez thermal power plant in Egypt

The German-based company will supply a complete electrical package including systems for uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and various cables. Additionally, Siemens will also install, test and commission equipment supplied by the East Delta Electricity Production Company (EDEPC), revealed the company in a statement.

With this package, Siemens will enhance the power plant?s performance significantly. The Suez thermal power plant is part of Egypt?s plan to improve the supply of electricity across the North African nation.

Emad Ghaly, country division lead for power generation at Siemens in Egypt, said, ?Securing this order for EDEPC?s new power plant ? one of the largest plants in Egypt ? is proof of the trust and confidence placed in our proven and long-standing track record in the power generation sector. The Egyptian power plant market is developing dynamically, and it is crucial that efficient and flexible technologies are employed to meet increasing demand for electricity.?