ATLANTA (January 14, 2011) – PIC Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a full service maintenance management agreement with InterGen for the 271 megawatt Chihuahua Combined Cycle Power Station located near Juarez, Mexico. 

PIC’s scope of work for this project includes outage planning, technical direction and labor, monitoring and diagnostics, as well as parts repair for an eight year term.  PIC has partnered with Liburdi Turbine Services, who is providing component repair and engineering support under this contract.
“This project showcases PIC’s ability to partner with operators and to deliver a long term maintenance program that brings real value to both plant owners and operators,” said Brian Tribble, PIC’s Director of Turbine Services.  “Our long term maintenance programs are based on reliability centered maintenance principles, employing condition monitoring and other reliability focused strategies.” 

The Chihuahua Combined Cycle Power Station provides electricity to Mexico’s Federal Commission of Electricity (CFE) utilizing two GT-11N2+ units, one Siemens ABB VAX steam turbine and three Alstom generators.  This project has been in commercial operation since 2003.

InterGen is a global power generation firm with 12 power plants representing a total generation capacity of 8,146 megawatts (6,312 net equity megawatts).  InterGen’s plants are located in the UK, the Netherlands, Mexico, the Philippines and Australia.  InterGen is jointly owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and GMR Infrastructure Ltd.

PIC Group, Inc., headquartered in Marietta, Ga. and established in 1988, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry.  PIC’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including start-up and commissioning, installation, operations and maintenance, outage, documentation and training, and project support.  As of March 2008, PIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Group, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with $41.1 billion in revenue.