MAN Diesel & Turbo has received two orders to supply power plant engines to Asia and Africa. Together, the two supply projects are worth Euro 60 million.
For the Bangladeshi Maisha Group MAN Diesel & Turbo is to supply twelve 18V32/40 engines to the state capital Dhaka. The engines will be employed in a power plant delivering 108 MW of electricity, which will provide additional peak load power for the metropolis of millions. The plant will produce electricity for the state energy provider Bangladesh Power Development Board for 15 years. Delivery of the engines is scheduled for 2014.
On the other hand, From the Chinese EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor Sinohydro MAN Diesel & Turbo has received the order to supply four 18V48/60TS engines, which are to be installed in a new 80 MW power plant in Niamey in the Republic of Niger. The end customer is the Republic of Niger’s Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, and the power plant will be operated by state-owned electricity supplier Société Nigérienne d’Electricité. Commissioning of the engines is scheduled for the first half of 2015.