PW Power Systems Announces Successful Commercial Operation of MOBILEPAC® Gas Turbine Generators in Sub-Saharan Africa

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ -- PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), today announced successful commercial operation of three MOBILEPAC gas turbine generator packages in sub-Saharan Africa. The three MOBILEPAC units are located in Conakry, Guinea, and are operated by Miami Capital Holding Corporation's subsidiary, K-Energie.

MKH Engineering installed the equipment with engineering and technical support from PW Power Systems. K-Energie specifically procured the MOBILEPAC units earlier this year to rapidly and efficiently augment Guinea's power generation capacity.

PW Power Systems also has units operating in Togo and Benin to provide energy to the region. "Sub-Saharan Africa is a focus market where we are pursuing numerous projects in those countries that have the greatest need," stated Charles Levey, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In support of the Power Africa initiative, PWPS is committed to working with government leaders and private partners to bring reliable power to millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa.  

Background

The MOBILEPAC gas turbine package is an industry leader, delivering state-of-the-art technology for over 30 years. Utilizing the proven SWIFTPAC® gas turbine package technology, this package is designed to provide quick, reliable power. Benefits include its environmental compatibility, dual fuel/dual frequency, remote operability and many others. There have been over 550 FT8® engines provided to the industry with over 125 packages in a MOBILEPAC configuration.

About PW Power Systems, Inc.

PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), headquartered in Glastonbury, Conn., is a world leader in the supply of energy solutions for the power generation industry. PWPS provides an array of products and services, including gas turbine packages, industrial gas turbine aftermarket services, and engineering, procurement and construction services. PWPS is a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). MHI, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is one of the world's leading heavy machinery manufacturers, with consolidated net sales of $33.22 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. MHI's diverse lineup of products and services encompasses shipbuilding, power plants including distributed power, chemical plants, environmental equipment, steel structures, industrial and general machinery, aircraft, space systems and air-conditioning systems. To learn more about PWPS, visit www.pwps.com.

Contact: Lucia Maffucci, 860-368-5535, Lucia.Maffucci@pwps.com 

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