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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), soon to be the world’s largest aluminium smelter, received today, Sunday 07 March 2019 a high-level delegation from General Electric (GE).
Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali, Chief Power Officer Amin Sultan, Director of Power & Utilities Steve Davison along with other Alba officials welcomed GE delegation headed by CEO – GE Gas Power Scott L. Strazik and comprising the President & CEO Power Services, MEA Joseph Anis; CFO, Power Middle East and South Asia Yoshito Murakami along with other GE officials.
Speaking on this occasion, Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray said:
“Alba’s Line 6 Expansion Project has set the benchmark for sustainability in our industry by using cutting-edge technology at both Potline 6 and Power Station 5 (PS 5).
We are pleased to partner with GE and adopt its HA gas turbine technology at PS 5 (PS 5),which will make it one of the most efficient and combined cycle power plants in the world.
We thank GE for sharing Alba’s vision of Operational Excellence and Safety and we rely on them to embrace Extreme Ownership to meet the Project milestones on time.”
Alba’s PS 5 is a 1,792 megawatts (MW) Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant with an efficiency of 54%. GE and GAMA Consortium is the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor wherein GE will provide three 9HA Gas Turbines, three Steam Turbines and three Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) for PS 5.