Fortum has awarded a long-term service contract to Siemens for the Nyaganskaya GRES combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Nyagan, Russia.

Under the contract, Siemens will provide service and maintenance for the gas turbines, steam turbines and generators of all three combined cycle power units of the 1,254MW plant for a period of six years.

Siemens Energy Service Fossil Europe and Africa Region head Alain de Cat said the Nyaganskaya power plant plays a significant role in contributing to the region’s energy supply.

"With our new regional hub in St. Petersburg, Siemens will have the resources and technical abilities available nearby to help ensure the plant operates with high availability, reliability and economic efficiency,” de Cat added.

Siemens has already suuplied its SCC5-4000F power train solution comprising an SGT5-4000F gas turbine, SST5-3000 steam turbine, SGen5-2000H generator and SPPA-T3000 automation system for each of the three units of Nyaganskaya GRES.

The first and second units began commercial operation in 2013, while the third unit is currently under construction.