Relevant Power Solutions, LLC (RPS) of Houston, Siemens Energy, Inc., Bayat Power Electricity Services Distributor Company and more than 100 people gathered at RPS’ headquarters in Houston, Texas to celebrate the historic closing of a transaction to build and operate the first gas-fired power project in Afghanistan in over 40 years.
Siemens sold Bayat a 40 MW SGT-A45 mobile power plant. Bayat has engaged RPS to install and operate the power plant to be located in the Jowzan Province in northern Afghanistan. The plant is expected to commence commercial operations in early August 2019. Dignitaries at the celebration included H.E. Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan’s ambassador to the US, to the United States of America. Dr. Ehsan Bayat, Chairman and CEO of Bayat Group, Dan Simpson, Siemens’ Executive Vice President Global Solutions, and Richard Wolf, CEO of RPS