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2017.11.01.
MPSC Awarded Rehabilitation and Upgrade Project of Tharkayta Combined Cycle Power Station by Electric Power Generation Enterprise (Myanmar)

Marubeni Power Systems Corporation (President: Ken Muroie, “MPSC”) has been awarded the Rehabilitation and Upgrade Project of Tharkayta Combined Cycle Power Station (“Project”) from Electric Power Generation Enterprise (“EPGE”), and signed the contract on October 31, 2017. The capacity of the power station will be increased to 66 MW after the rehabilitation and have an EPC contract value of approximately 2.5 billion Japanese yen. This is the first power plant project financed by Japanese Yen Credit after the change of the Myanmar government in April 2016.

Tharkayta Combined Cycle Power Station (current output: approx. 24MW) is located in the Tharkayta area in Yangon, and this project is to rehabilitate the station’s Gas Turbines and Gas Turbine Generators by uprating their capacity and efficiency. The scope of MPSC includes engineering, procurement, erection work and commissioning, and the rehabilitation is expected to be completed in October 2019. The parts for the Gas Turbines will be supplied by General Electric International, Inc. and GE Global Parts & Products GmbH, and the parts for the Gas Turbine Generator will be supplied by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Tharkayta Combined Cycle Power Station was originally constructed by Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) in 1990 as a Gas Simple Cycle Power Station with only three Gas Turbines. In 1997, Marubeni was contracted an add-on project to convert Tharkayta Power Station into a Combined Cycle Power Station by adding three Heat Recovery Steam Generators, one Steam Turbine and one Steam Turbine Generator. This contract is to rehabilitate the Gas Turbines and Gas Turbine Generators by introducing new technology, ensuring higher output (the output from Gas Turbines only after rehabilitation: approx. 66MW).

Capitalizing on our extensive experience in power plant construction projects, MPSC, together with Marubeni, will continue to seek opportunities to contribute to a stable power supply in Myanmar.


<Summary of EPGE>
Company Name : Electricity Power Generation Enterprise
Foundation: April, 2016
Representative: Mr. Khin Maung Win
Company History: Under the Myanmar government newly organized in April 2016, the Ministry of Electric Power and Ministry of Energy were merged into the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (“MOEE”). EPGE was established under MOEE.

<Project Summary>
Project Name: Rehabilitation and Upgrade Project of Tharkayta Power Plant
Client: EPGE
Fund: Japanese Yen Credit
Type of Power Plant: Turn-key of rehabilitation work for gas simple cycle power plant (Gas Turbine x 3, Gas Turbine Generator x 3, output after rehabilitation: approx. 66MW)
Contract Price: Approximately 2.5 billion Japanese yen
Construction Site: Tharkayta area, Yangon

2017.07.19.
Marubeni Awarded Combined-Cycle Power Plant Project from PT Indonesia Power (Persero) in Indonesia

On July 14, 2017, Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”), in a consortium with General Electric (“GE”) and PT. Hutama Karya (“HK”), has been awarded an EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract for the Tambak Lorok Combined Cycle Power Plant Block 3 Project from PT Indonesia Power (Persero) (“IP”), a 100% subsidiary of state-owned power utility company PT. PLN (Persero) (“PLN”). This power plant, which has an EPC contract value of approximately 41 billion Japanese yen, will be the largest power project developed by IP, producing approximately 780MW of electricity.

The project construction site is located in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. This new power plant will be constructed beside the existing power plants, and is targeted to be completed in 2020. This is a full turn-key project and the scope of Marubeni, GE and HK consortium for this project includes engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning. Marubeni will provide the balance of plant equipment including a heat recovery steam generator and install all equipment in the plant, while the main equipment such as a gas turbine, steam turbine, and generator will be provided by GE and civil construction will be done by HK.

This is the first large-scale combined cycle power plant project (EPC) for Marubeni collaborating with GE. Through this project, Marubeni continues to develop a strong partnership with GE.

Marubeni’s total involvement for power plant construction in the world has reached 110,000MW. In Indonesia, Marubeni has been involved in 7,600MW of power plant construction and also owns 1,500MW (share basis) of power plants as an IPP(*) developer. Indonesia plans to develop several power plants in order to meet its pressing power demands under strong economic growth, and some of those projects are planned to be led by IP and other subsidiaries of PLN. With the strong relationship with IP developed and enriched by this project, Marubeni commits to contribute a development of power supply in Indonesia as both an EPC contractor and an IPP developer.

(*)IPP: Independent Power Producer

2017.01.25.
Marubeni Awarded Combined-Cycle Power Plant Project in Thailand

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”), in a consortium with Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Germany and Siemens Limited, Thailand (“Siemens Group”), has been awarded the South Bangkok (combined-cycle thermal) Power Plant Replacement Project Phase 1 from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.



This power plant will have the capacity to produce around 1,200MW of electricity, having an EPC contract value of approximately 60 billion Japanese Yen.



The construction site of this project is located along the Chao Phraya River in the Mueang District of Samut Prakan Province, a southern suburb of Bangkok. This new power plant will replace an existing thermal power plant and as it is highly efficient it will reduce the burden on the environment.



This is a full turn-key project and the scope of the Marubeni and Siemens consortium for this project includes engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning. Such main equipment such as gas turbines, steam turbines, generators and heat recovery steam generators will be supplied by the Siemens Group, while Marubeni is in charge of supplying the balance of plant equipment, civil engineering /construction and installation work.



Within the last 10 years in Thailand, the Marubeni and Siemens consortium has jointly succeeded in a total of 4 combined cycle power plant projects, and the extensive experience and reliable performance of the technology in these past projects contributed to winning the award for this project.



Marubeni's total awarded capacity in Thailand, accumulated over the last 50 years, has now reaching 11GW including this project. This represents around 30 percent of the country's total installed power capacity.



In Thailand, several new large-scale projects, including combined cycle projects, are in the planning and development stage. Marubeni, with its strong presence in the market, will continue to actively pursue further opportunities to contribute to a stable power supply in Thailand.



<Summary of EGAT>

Foundation : 1969

Representative : Mr. Kornrasit Pakchotanon

Generation Capacity : Approximately 16,500MW (approximately 45% of the total generation capacity in Thailand)

Sales Value (in 2015) : 546 billion Thai baht (approximately 1,780 billion Japanese yen)

Business : Construction/ownership/operation of power, plant and equipment for transmission and transforming, and sales of electric power



<Project Summary>

Project Name : South Bangkok Power Plant Replacement Project Phase 1

Fund : EGAT’s own finance

Type of Power Plant : Gas-fired combined cycle (about 1200MW)(Gas turbine × 1 + heat recovery steam generator × 1 + steam turbine×1) × 2 trains

Contract Price : Approximately 60 billion Japanese yen

Construction Site : Bang Prong Sub-District, Mueang District, Samut Prakan Province