19 November 2012: Aggreko plc, the global leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services, confirms reports in the African press that it has signed a contract to provide 100 MW of gas-fuelled temporary power in Côte d'Ivoire.
The contract will run for two years, and is in addition to the 100 MW Aggreko installed in 2010; the contract is subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions precedent usual for a contract of this type. The estimated value of the contract is around $75 million, which includes the supply of a 225 kv sub-station.
The contract, awarded by the Société des Energies de Côte d'Ivoire will reinforce the power supply in Cote d'Ivoire and act as a bridge between today's immediate needs and the construction of permanent capacity.
Rupert Soames, Chief Executive of Aggreko, said: "Following the success of the existing 100 MW power plant, we are delighted that our customer has entrusted us with a further 100 MW. We believe this underlines the success of our gas-fuelled power plants, in which we have invested heavily in recent years; world-wide we now have over 750 MW of gas-fuelled capacity on rent."