The 7F 5-series gas turbine is part of GE’s recently launched FlexEfficiency 60 portfolio, designed to meet the varied energy needs of a changing market. The portfolio positions GE with the broadest, most comprehensive gas turbine portfolio, delivering a combination of record-setting efficiency and flexibility. The 7F 5-series provides customers with significant fuel savings and lower emissions, along with operating flexibility that will enable power plants to respond to a wide range of generation conditions from base load to cyclic duty.The 7F 5-series gas turbines for PP12 will burn natural gas and will be equipped with GE’s latest dry low NO x combustion technology to reduce emissions, extend maintenance intervals and enable the plant to operate more flexibly. Today, GE assists in the generation of over half of Saudi Arabia’s power supply and has more than 500 gas turbines installed in the Kingdom. The company operates in approximately 40 Saudi Electricity Company power plants—a partnership that spans over four decades. With nearly 80 years of experience and 1,000 employees in Saudi Arabia, GE is expanding its energy presence in the Kingdom through knowledge-sharing initiatives and increased investments for technology centers that provide service repair support and customer training in the power, water and oil and gas sectors. GE’s Dammam-based GE Manufacturing Technology Center recently completed its first year of operations. One of the largest energy facilities of its kind at GE, the center has achieved key milestones in the delivery of service technology to Saudi and global customers, enabling enhanced operational efficiencies along the entire energy value chain, while continuing to drive the development of Saudi human resources. These achievements are in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2020 goals of promoting localization and empowering national talent towards a knowledge-based economy. Join the conversation at our GE Hewar blog: http://middleeast.geblogs.com/ About GE GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ge.com. About GE Power & Water GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Power & Water’s seven business units include Aeroderivative Gas Turbines; Gas Engines; Nuclear Energy; Power Generation Services; Renewable Energy; Thermal Products and Water & Process Technologies. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business.
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