GEC Awarded Contract For Kuraimat Turbines
The Egyptian Electricity Authority has awarded a contract to General ElectricCompany (GEC) of the US for the supply of two 600-MW turbine generators for theprojected 1,200-MW Kuraimat power plant, 95 kms. south of Cairo. The pricesubmitted by GEC in the rebid last October was $74.5mn plus Eœ19.1 ($5.6mn) inlocal Egyptian currency. The plant, designed to run primarily on natural gaswith fuel oil as an option, will...