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Siemens Gets Major Service Contract for Pakistan Power Plant

Siemens Gets Major Service Contract for Pakistan Power Plant


admin | March 15, 2018 | category: News

Siemens Gets Major Service Contract for Pakistan Power Plant. Highlighting its commitment to supporting Pakistan in meeting its growing power needs, Siemens has announced the signing of a long-term service agreement with Punjab Thermal Power (Private) Limited to provide comprehensive maintenance, parts and repair services for Punjab Power Plant Jhang for the next 12  years.

The agreement includes Siemens’ Power Diagnostics, part of the company’s “Digital Services for Energy” portfolio of data-driven solutions. With the fifth-largest population in the world, Pakistan is working to spur socio-economic development by delivering reliable and efficient power supply to industries and homes.

Located in Haveli Bahadur Shah, Punjab Power Plant Jhang, is expected to add 1.3 gigawatts (GW) to Pakistan’s grid, making it one of the largest gas-fired, combined cycle power plants in the country. It will also see the first deployment of Siemens’ SGT5-8000H gas turbines in the country, selected for their high power output and record-breaking efficiency. Anticipated benefits of the agreement include increasing the availability of the power plant and reducing the maintenance costs. The agreement covers all the scheduled and un-scheduled outage services for two, SGT5-8000H, gas turbines, generators, and related auxiliaries as well as the supply of spare parts and field services.

“With Pakistan’s increasing energy demand, the country is looking at innovative technologies to strengthen the electricity infrastructure,” said Helmut von Struve, CEO of Siemens in Pakistan.

“Together with our partners and customers, we are working to address the country’s needs, with projects that set new standards in efficiency, reliability and innovation. Today, are proud to contribute to this important power plant, which will provide a much-needed boost to the national grid to meet the evolving energy needs of the Pakistani people and industrial sectors.”

Siemens’ Power Diagnostics use advanced data analytics to help predict and eliminate unplanned downtime, and improve power plant productivity by identifying operational challenges in advance. It will also allow the power plant’s team to manage outages more efficiently. The current agreement builds on Siemens’ contributions towards strengthening Pakistan’s power sector. It comes three months after the company signed the largest ever power generation contract in the country to provide a complete power island solution for Punjab Power Plant Jhang.

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Pakistan’s Businesses Leap-Frog Innovation Curve with Big Data Analytics

Pakistan’s Businesses Leap-Frog Innovation Curve with Big Data Analytics


Sumera Saeed | November 1, 2017 | category: Business

Pakistan’s Businesses Leap-Frog Innovation Curve with Big Data Analytics. Pakistan’s organizations are leap-frogging the digital business innovation curve using real-time Big Data analytics, global digital transformation enabler SAP announced today.

“As Pakistan’s organizations ramp up digital transformation, boardrooms are investing in real-time Big Data analytics to unlock innovative business strategies and advanced decision-making, and leapfrog  the business maturity curve,” said Saquib Ahmad, Country Manager, SAP Pakistan on the sidelines of the SAP S/4HANA Innovation Day, which showcased the real-time business suite SAP S/4HANA.

Attendees experienced business applications running on SAP S/4HANA, including finance, product planning, customer sales and fulfillment, and procurement. SAP S/4HANA can run in-premise, or on public, private, or hybrid clouds. In particular, C-suite executives were impressed by the SAP Digital Boardroom, which can provide real-time contextual information and ad hoc analysis.

“When Pakistan’s CEOs need to enter new markets and engage with customers across channels, SAP S/4HANA is the digital core for growth. Big Data analytics and Internet of Things innovations are essential for Pakistan’s organizations to deliver new digital business models,” added Saquib Ahmad.

Already, Pakistan’s leading organizations are seeing strong business benefits from SAP S/4HANA.

“As Pakistan’s building boom continues, having real-time business analytics allows Lucky Cement to gain real-time visibility on our supply chain, financials, and customer delivery,” said Noman Hasan, Executive Director, Lucky Cement, one of Pakistan’s largest producers and experts of cement. “SAP S/4HANA provides the foundation for our digital transformation, and is driving return on investment and our expansion.”

Innovative organizations can drive business innovations by connecting SAP S/4HANA with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, machine learning, and the Internet of Things.

Global technology company Siemens, and business technology consultancies Abacus Consulting and Excellence Delivered served as event partners. SAP counts 6,900 global SAP S/4HANA customers.

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Siemens Wins Major Power Deal in Pakistan

Siemens Wins Major Power Deal in Pakistan


Sumera Saeed | October 2, 2017 | category: Business

Siemens Wins Major Power Deal in Pakistan

  • Siemens to supply power island for Punjab Power Plant Jhang
  • Around 1.3 gigawatts power generation capacity
  • Fast track power project to boost power generation capacity, use highly-efficient gas turbines

Siemens has recently celebrated the win of its largest ever power generation contract in Pakistan, during a signing ceremony attended by high-ranking government officials. Under the contract, Siemens will supply a complete power island solution for a new power plant – Punjab Power Plant Jhang – that will be built in Jhang, located 250km south-west of Lahore. The deal is valued at around EUR200 million for Siemens and marks the first time Siemens’ highly-efficient H-Class gas turbines will be installed in Pakistan. Punjab Power Plant Jhang will increase power generation capacity in Pakistan by approximately 1.3 gigawatts and provide a much-needed boost to the national grid.

Attended by the Honorable Chief Minister of Punjab, Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, the ceremony saw the signing between China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and government-owned Punjab Thermal Power (Pvt) Ltd (PTPL), an independent power producer. Siemens will supply the power island to CMEC, the project’s EPC contractor.

Siemens Wins Major Power Deal in Pakistan

“We are very proud to have the chance to contribute with sustainable and reliable power generation for the future development of Punjab and for the Pakistani people.

Our highly-efficient technology will be instrumental to meeting their power needs within the timeframe targeted by the local government,” said Jean-Claude Nasr, Senior Executive Vice President of Siemens Power Generation Division, Middle East and North Africa.

Running on liquefied natural gas, the Punjab Power Plant Jhang will be built as a combined cycle power plant (CCPP). Siemens will supply a power island solution, comprising of two SGT5-8000H Gas Turbines, an SST-5000 Steam Turbine, two heat recovery steam generators, control systems and related auxiliaries. Siemens will also be responsible for engineering, project management and associated site services. The plant is scheduled to supply power to the grid in simple cycle operation by December 2018, and in combined cycle mode by November 2019.

Siemens’ SGT-8000H is the company’s largest and most advanced gas turbine in commercial operation. It is among the most efficient and powerful gas turbines in commercial operation, with low operating and lifecycle costs. Siemens sold more than 80 H-Class gas turbines worldwide, with 47 currently in commercial operation. The fleet of Siemens H-class gas turbines achieved about 500,000 fired hours.

“Siemens has been a key contributor to major infrastructure projects in the country, since opening its first office in 1922 in Lahore, present day Pakistan. We are eager to continue supporting its development towards sustainable power generation and building a more robust energy infrastructure that meets the growing needs of its population,” said Helmut von Struve, MD of Siemens in Pakistan.

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