Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) was selected by Cairo Electricity Production Company (CEPC), a subsidiary of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), to upgrade the first module of the 750 MW Cairo North combined-cyce gas turbine power plant in Cairo, Egypt.
The Cairo North combined-cycle power station is located around 20 km north of Cairo, and has been operated by CEPC since 2005. It currently uses gas turbines provided by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), as well as steam turbines provided by Hitachi.
MHPS will supply upgraded parts for the M701F gas turbines, spare rotors, upgraded control system and parts for the steam turbine and generators, etc. required to increase the efficiency of the equipment.