GDF SUEZ is pleased to announce that Senoko Energy in
Singapore has begun commercial operation of two combined
cycle gas turbine units, each with a capacity of 430MW.
The two new units are part of Senoko Energy's
Repowering Project, announced in 2008, which aims to
convert two thirty-year old oil-fired units into
technologically advanced and efficient combined cycle
units, reducing Senoko Energy's carbon emission by more
than a million tonnes a year.
Senoko Energy is the largest power generation company in
Singapore, operating a 3,300MW portfolio and providing
around 25% of the country's electricity needs.
Electricity demand growth in Singapore has averaged 4% per
annum over the past 10 years. Through its 30% ownership in
Senoko Energy, GDF SUEZ has a strong position in this
In Asia, GDF SUEZ also has operations in Thailand,
Singapore, Pakistan, Indonesia and Laos. It has nearly 11GW
of power generation capacity in operation and under
The Group sees continued high economic growth in the
region, that is driving strong demand for new capacity over
the coming years.
About GDF SUEZ
GDF SUEZ develops its businesses around a model based on
responsible growth to take up today's major energy
and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs,
ensuring the security of supply, combating climate change
and optimizing the use of resources. The Group provides
highly efficient and innovative solutions to individuals,
cities and businesses by relying on diversified
gas-supply sources, flexible and low-emission power
generation as well as unique expertise in four key
sectors: liquefied natural gas, energy efficiency
services, independent power production and environmental
services. GDF SUEZ employs 218,900 people worldwide and
achieved revenues of €90.7 billion in 2011. The Group is
listed on the Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris stock
exchanges and is represented in the main international
indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Stoxx 50, DJ Euro Stoxx 50,
Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, ASPI
Eurozone and ECPI Ethical Index EMU.