During his trip conducted by MÜSİAD, to Latvia, H.E. President Abdullah Gül visited Riga 420 MW Electricity / 270 MW Thermal Power Plant Project site of GAMA Holding at Riga. H.E. President Gül gathered information about GAMA Holding’s operations in Latvia and visited the project site.
GAMA Power Systems Inc., an affiliate of GAMA Holding is the Turnkey EPC Contractor of 420 MW Electricity / 270 MW Thermal Power Plant which is constructed in Riga, the capital city of Latvia.
Having participated in the international tender of Latvenergo, the energy generation and distribution company of Latvia, GAMA Power Systems Inc. was awarded with the 320 million Euro contract and in April 2010 started to carry out the works. The duration of the project is 39 months and it is planned to be completed on 6 July 2013. The completion level of the project by the end of 2012 is 97.5%.
The chairman of GAMA Holding Mr. Ergil Ersü in his speech said that, the power plant comprises one gas turbine together with a generator, one stream turbine and its generator together with supporting equipment based on latest and state of art technology and design as configured, integrated and supplied by GAMA. Heat recovery steam generator and the three regional heating condensers in the stream turbine provide a full generation capacity or operating possibility in the modes of cogeneration (electricity + heating production), by making proper calibrations to meet the seasonal heating demand of the city of Riga. He added that this type of steam turbine exists only in some few countries in the world. He also said that upon the completion of the construction of the power plant, it will have an electricity generation capacity of 420 MW and as thermal power capacity of 270 MW.