"We are pleased to cooperate with Siemens for our
key decentralized energy project," said Liang Xiehu, Chairman of Shanxi
Provincial Guoxin Energy Development Group Co., Ltd.. "The success
of the project requires strong and committed
partners, and we are convinced
with its technology expertise and proven successful references across the
globe, Siemens is the right one."
Worldwide 297 SGT-800 gas turbines have been sold and the fleet has
accumulated about 4 million operating hours. The efficiency and steam-raising
capability of the SGT-800 makes the turbine especially suitable for
cogeneration and combined cycle applications. The high reliability and high
efficiency of the gas turbine promote both a low life-cycle cost and a small
According to China's 12
Five-Year Plan for Renewable Energy Development, China will pay high attention
to develop the decentralized energy market, especially fueled by natural gas.
Siemens supports these ambitious goals with the delivery of gas turbines for
the Shanxi Guoxin Baode and Xiyang power plants.