Alstom has signed a long-term maintenance contract with Fujairah Asia Power Co. (FAPCO) for their 2000 MW power and seawater desalination plant, currently under construction in the Emirate of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). The scope of the 16-year contract covers the provision of spare parts and maintenance services for the five Alstom GT26 gas turbines.

Commercial operation of the plant is scheduled to start in April 2010.The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for this project was awarded to Alstom in August 2007.

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