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Rolls Royce : showcases Electricity Generating Sets at Middle East Electricity Exhibition

03/05/2015 | 09:48am US/Eastern

Release date- 02032015 - FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/GERMANY, DUBAI/UAE - The Middle East Electricity event in Dubai will provide the backdrop for the first ever joint presentation by Rolls-Royce of the product portfolio available from MTU Onsite Energy and Bergen Engines.

From 2 to 4 March 2015 (Stand S1 F30) the company will be showcasing high and medium speed diesel and gas gensets in the 24 kWe to 9,400 kWe range. MTU Onsite Energy and Bergen Engines are part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems within the Land & Sea division of Rolls-Royce.

'We see great market potential in the Near and Middle East for our extensive range of power generation products. That is why we have now strengthened our on-site presence with a new regional subsidiary based in Dubai,' explained Matthias Vogel, Head of Power Generation Business at Rolls-Royce Power Systems. MTU Middle East provides support for distributors and business partners associated with products from MTU and MTU Onsite Energy and with land-based Bergen Engines products in 21 countries in the Near and Middle East as well as in North Africa.

At Middle East Electricity, MTU Onsite Energy will be presenting its range of high-speed diesel gensets up to 3,250 kWe and gas engine systems up to 2,530 kWe. The stand will display a diesel genset based on the new generation of MTU Series 2000 engines. Offering common rail technology and delivering up to 1,120 kWe, the new genset is quieter, more efficient and more compact than units previously available. Its power range is also around 12% greater than that of its predecessor.

Also on view, for the first time (Open Air Stand OS3), will be a 20-foot container genset from MTU Onsite Energy that is likewise based on the advanced version of the Series 2000. The unit will feature in the standard delivery program from March 2015. Other exhibits include a model containerized Power Module with a 16V 4000 diesel genset and the model of a gas system based on MTU Series 4000 engines.

The systems for decentralized power generation of MTU Onsite Energy are able to cover both continuous and emergency or peak power requirements and therefore have a critical role to play in special applications such as airports, hospitals and data centers. They can likewise operate as power generation plants delivering for base and peak load supply applications.

The Rolls-Royce medium-speed power generation solutions are supplied by Bergen Engines. Its product range will be showcased for the first time at Middle East Electricity 2015. Its stand will include a model of a generator set based on a 20-cylinder B35:40 gas engine. Power generation systems based on these gensets are currently in operation, for example, in power plants in Indonesia, Tanzania and Czech Republic.

Diesel and gas gensets from Bergen Engines cover a power range from 3,700 kWe to 9,400 kWe with complete electricity generation systems offering total supply capabilities in excess of 200 MWe. Due to their proven technology, high availability rates and low operating costs the engines are chosen by operators worldwide. The generator sets are featured by robust design coupled with leading nominal electrical efficiency ratings of up to 48.5%.

Applications include base-load generation for energy providers, grid supply balancing and peak-load supply, cogeneration (CHP) and trigeneration (CHCP) plants, emergency power and mechanical drives for the Oil & Gas sector.

About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc

1. Rolls-Royce's vision is to create better power for a changing world via two main business divisions, Aerospace and Land & Sea. These business divisions address markets with two strong technology platforms, gas turbines and reciprocating engines. Aerospace comprises Civil Aerospace and Defence Aerospace. Land & Sea comprises Marine, Nuclear and Power Systems.

2. Rolls-Royce Power Systems is headquartered in Friedrichshafen in southern Germany and employs around 11,000 people. The product portfolio includes MTU-brand high-speed engines and propulsion systems for ships, power generation, heavy land, rail and defence vehicles and for the oil and gas industry.

Under the MTU Onsite Energy brand, the company markets diesel gensets for emergency, base load and peak load applications as well as cogeneration plants using gas engines for the combined generation of heat and power. Bergen medium-speed engines power ships and power generation applications. L'Orange completes the portfolio with fuel injection systems for large engines.

3. Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 120 countries, comprising more than 380 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 4,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.

4. Our business is focused on the 4Cs:

Customer - placing the customer at the heart of our business

Concentration - deciding where to grow and where not to

Cost - continually looking to increase efficiency

Cash - improving financial performance.

5. Annual underlying revenue was GBP14.6 billion in 2014, around half of which came from the provision of aftermarket services. The firm and announced order book stood at GBP73.7 billion at the end of 2014.

6. In 2014, Rolls-Royce invested GBP1.2 billion on research and development. We also support a global network of 31 University Technology Centres, which position Rolls-Royce engineers at the forefront of scientific research.

7. Rolls-Royce employs over 54,000 people in more than 50 countries. Over 15,500 of these are engineers.

8. The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills. In 2014 we employed 354 graduates and 357 apprentices through our worldwide training programmes. Globally we have over 1,000 Rolls-Royce STEM ambassadors who are actively involved in education programmes and activities; we have set ourselves a target to reach 6 million people through our STEM outreach activities by 2020.


Mirko Gutemann

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

Tel: +49 7541 90-4741


Nina Felicitas Kunzi

Bergen Engines AS

Tel: +47 90 72 20 95


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