Multiple extensions of the 250-megawatt project in Uruguay underscore the fact that fast-track mobile power is an ideal source of interim electric-generating capacity during construction of permanent infrastructure. (PRNewsFoto/APR Energy)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – APR Energy plc (the “Company”), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces final signature and government approval of the extension of its 250MW power generation project through the end of 2015 with Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (“UTE”), the Uruguayan state power company. The approved contract terms and conditions are unchanged from the agreement announced on 1 July, including the pending sale of 50MW of gas turbines. In that announcement, the Company reported that it had reached agreement with UTE on the terms of the extension, and was awaiting completion of the standard government review.
APR Energy has been serving UTE since 2012 through two power plants, located in La Plata and Punta del Tigre. The mobile gas turbine solution provides bridging power while a permanent generating facility is being constructed as well as much-needed reserve capacity as the region deals with diminished hydroelectric power output resulting from a prolonged drought.
“UTE has been an outstanding, long-term customer, and their decision to extend our projects five times is a reflection of the high quality of service we provide and the reliability of our technology,” said Chief Executive Officer Laurence Anderson. “The decision by UTE underscores the fact that our fast-track mobile solutions are an ideal source of interim power during construction of permanent infrastructure.”
About APR Energy
APR Energy is the world’s leading provider of fast-track mobile turbine power. Our fast, flexible and full-service power solutions provide customers with rapid access to reliable electricity when and where they need it, for as long as they need it. Combining state-of-the-art, fuel-efficient technology with industry-leading expertise, our scalable turnkey plants help run cities, countries and industries around the world, in both developed and developing markets. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.aprenergy.com.