Glow Energy Public Company Ltd in Thailand has recently awarded a long term service agreement (LTSA) to Ansaldo Energia for their Glow Energy Phase 5 power plant, located in Map Ta Phut Industrial Park, 200km southeast of Bangkok, designed to generate 328MW of electricity plus upwards of 160 tons/hour of steam to support local industrial purposes. Glow Energy, one of the major private electricity generators in Thailand and majority owned by Engie , operate Independent Power Producer (IPP) and cogeneration facilities, most of which also operate as Small Power Producers (SPP).
The power plant, commissioned in 2011, consists of one Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine coupled to an electrical generator, heat recovery steam generator and steam turbine/generator set. The 15-year LTSA covers planned and unplanned maintenance, replacement capital parts and remote monitoring and diagnostics (RM&D) for the Siemens gas turbine with inspection-only required services on the generator.
The award by Glow also recognizes Ansaldo Energia’s growing local presence & capabilities in Southeast Asia, which includes supporting an established full-scope LTSA in Thailand on a 2×1 combined cycle power plant with Ansaldo Energia’s own GT26 gas turbines.