Alba awards GE and GAMA Consortium as EPC contractor

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), home-base of the Line 6 Expansion Project, has recently awarded GE and GAMA Consortium the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for its Power Station (PS 5).
Under the terms of the contract, GE and GAMA Consortium will be responsible to design, engineer, procure, construct and commission 1,792 megawatts (MW) Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant with an efficiency of 54%. GE will provide three 9HA gas turbines, three steam turbines and three high recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for the project.
Alba’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa said: “The appointment of GE and GAMA Consortium is another significant milestone in Line 6 Expansion Project. Alba is progressing on schedule and we look forward to the commissioning of PS 5 which will be the largest and most efficient power station in Bahrain and first power station with H-class gas turbine technology in the Gulf region. GE and GAMA Consortium have a wealth of experience in delivering industrial projects over many decades and we, at Alba, will rely on their expertise to deliver a top-class power station which will mark a world-class achievement for Bahrain, Alba and GE and GAMA Consortium.”

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