Plant & Works Engineering

Russian energy project

Published:  11 August, 2009

GE Energy is shipping its 100th 6FA gas turbine from Belfort, France to a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the city of Kurgan in Russia. The announcement was made at a ceremony celebrating the shipment of the 100th 6FA gas turbine.

Intertechelectro-New Generation, an independent power producer based in Moscow, will be the owner-operator of the Kurgan plant, while PSG-International, an engineering, procurement and construction (company) is developing the project along with CJSC Intertechelectro.

Artyom Elbrusovich Bikov, chairman of the board and co-owner of Intertechelectro-New Generation commented: "We are confident that the highly efficient, reliable 6FA gas turbine technology will be an excellent fit for the combined heat and power requirements of the Kurgan CHP plant. This project is another example of our commitment to invest in the modernisation of Russia’s energy infrastructure, and enhance the reliability of the local energy supply."