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Alstom has signed a contract with Metals & Engineering Corp. to supply turbines and generators for the hydropower plant of the Grand Renaissance dam, located on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia. The power plant will be operated by Ethiopian Electric Power Corp.

Alstom will supply and supervise the installation of all electromechanical equipment for the plant, including eight 375 MW turbines and eight generators for the first phase. The contract also includes engineering and power plant commissioning. The commissioning will start in late 2013 and take place in successive steps over a three-year period.

When completed, Alstom says the Grand Renaissance power plant, with a total output of 6 GW, will be the largest hydro project in Africa.





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