Mitsubishi Power, a global specialist in the field of combined cycle gas turbine technologies, has confirmed the expansion of its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, by establishing a business unit dedicated to natural gas combined cycle turbines for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. From Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as its regional headquarters.
The new business unit was established on April 1, 2021, and its scope of work is focused on selling the most successful and latest “J” series gas and air-cooled electric power turbines from Mitsubishi Power, which is characterized by its global reliability, which reaches 99.6 in percent with an efficiency of more than 64 percent, and these turbines are characterized by their ability to operate with a mixture of up to 30 percent of hydrogen and 70 percent of natural gas, as well as their readiness to fully operate with hydrogen, 100 percent in the future.
Thus, this highly efficient technology for electric power generation is able to play a vital role, to help countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa achieve their ambitious goals of decarbonizing the electricity generation sector completely.
This new expansion underscores Mitsubishi Power’s continued commitment to the electric power generation sector in the EMEA region. The new business unit, which will be based in Dubai, will be supported and supported by Mitsubishi Power’s service centers in the region.
As part of this expansion, Khaled Salem, President of Mitsubishi Power in the Middle East and North Africa, will assume his new position as Head of the Combined Cycle Turbine Business Unit for the EMEA region. From his new position, Khaled will lead efforts to enhance the presence of CCGTs. From Mitsubishi Power in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in parallel with his current mission, which focuses on providing world-class power solutions from Mitsubishi Power to the Middle East and North Africa.
On this occasion, Khaled Salem, President of Mitsubishi Power in the Middle East and North Africa, said: “The core expertise of Mitsubishi Power is able to provide reliable, innovative and environmentally sustainable energy solutions to our customers, and we firmly believe that the lowest emissions-intensive technologies The carbon footprint of the electric power generation sector can contribute to the decarbonization of this vital sector on a large scale, and now with the expansion of our world-leading combined cycle gas turbine business in the EMEA region, we are taking another important step towards actually contributing to the efforts to transform our world towards energy The cleanest, most sustainable and affordable.
In the same context, Mitsubishi Power has appointed Jose Aguas as Vice President of the Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Sales Unit for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Headquartered in Valencia, Spain, Jose Aguas brings to this position over two decades of experience in the power generation sector, having worked extensively in renewable energy and combined-cycle gas turbines.
Commenting on his appointment, Jose Aguas said: “Mitsubishi Power’s combined cycle gas turbine technology is driving the electric power generation industry towards providing a stable, on-demand, low-carbon energy source.
Through the new business unit, we will be able to forge more reliable partnerships across the entire value chain to provide reliable, high-quality solutions that will enable us to achieve the rapid transformation of the power supply sector in the region.
Mitsubishi Power is currently working on preparing the Fujairah F3 power plant in the Emirate of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, and supplying it with JAC-class gas turbines with a capacity of 2.4 gigawatts.
It will be the largest gas-fired power plant in the UAE, as it will play a prominent role in the power generation sector at the state level and also contribute strongly to the electricity grid in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.
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