Amperion Power Distribution Company Limited (Amperion Power) is the power generation division of Forte Oil PLC which recently completed the acquisition of a majority stake in the 435MW Geregu Power plant located in Kogi State of Nigeria, under the government-led privatization programme in the power sector.
Amperion Power is a partnership arrangement with seasoned and competent entities in the global power sector. Forte Oil Plc currently a majority stake in Amperion's equity while the State Grid Corporation of China’s, world's largest utility company, as its technical partner.
Geregu Power Plant was commissioned in 2007 with three Siemens V94.2 open cycle gas turbine power generation units totaling 414MW of installed capacity. The three operational units namely GT11, GT12, and GT13 have a rated capacity of 138MW each. The station is supplied gas from two pipelines, a 24-inch wide old pipeline and 36-inch wide 136 KM long new pipeline from the Natural Gas Treatment Plant. These are able to satisfy the gas requirements of 3 units running on a full load of 435MW.
The name Geregu is derived from the host local community of the power plant located in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi State in the North Central area of Nigeria.
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