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Siemens to supply turbines for the Valle de México II combined cycle power plant

  • Second power plant with Siemens H-technology in Mexico
  • Power capacity of 615 megawatts

Siemens will provide H-class power plant technology to Mexico yet again. The equipment will be installed in the new combined cycle power plant 298 CC Valle de México II. The natural-gas-fired power plant will have an installed capacity of 615 megawatts and will be located in the municipality of Acolman.

The customer is a consortium consisting of Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios and Initec Energía from Spain, and Avanzia Instalaciones from Mexico that will build the plant on an EPC basis. The three companies belong to Spanish Construction and Services Group ACS. Commercial operation is scheduled for December 2017.

Siemens will supply two SGT6-8000H gas turbines, one SST6-5000 steam turbine, three SGen-1000A generators as well as the SPPA-T3000 control system for the turbines. Additionally, Siemens will supply the auxiliary equipment, materials, spare parts and special tools, as well as TFA onsite engineering support.

"This second order of Siemens' high efficiency H-class power plant technology demonstrates CFE's commitment to generate affordable, reliable and sustainable power. We are glad to be chosen again as a partner for innovation and for meeting Mexico's energy goals," said José Aparicio, Vice President of Power and Gas Division for Siemens in Latin America.

The gas turbines, generators and the steam turbine will be produced in the Siemens Charlotte gas turbine manufacturing plant in North Carolina in the United States.

Siemens has sold 74 H-class gas turbines and is now present in the world's biggest energy markets: North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. The fleet of Siemens H-class world-record gas turbines has achieved more than 3,700 starts and more than 160,000 fired hours.

In May this year Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply two SGT6-8000H gas turbines and two generators to Mexico. The components are to be installed at the Empalme I Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) in Sonora, Mexico.

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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of gas and steam turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees worldwide on a continuing basis.

Further information is available on the Internet at

Reference Number: PR2015100040PGEN

Ms. Kerstin Schirmer
Power and Gas Division
Siemens AG

Freyeslebenstr. 1

91058 Erlangen


Tel: +49 (9131) 18-83481




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