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December 1, 2020

Siemens Energy signs Distribution Agreement with Combustion Associates, Inc.

Corona, California, December 1, 2020 --  Combustions Associate, Inc (CAI) announced today that it has entered into a Distribution Agreement with Siemens Energy (SE), to package and sell their SGT-50 Gas Turbine product line in the Sub-Sahara Africa Region.

“CAI is a strong technology and manufacturing partner for Siemens Energy, especially with their local networks and track record in the region”, said Mike Cormier, Sales Director - SGT-50 at Siemens Energy.

Under this agreement, CAI will incorporate the SGT-50 gas turbine in their SpiritTM 2 MW Gas Turbine Power Generation Package as the prime mover, providing continuous base load, peaking or stand-by power to its customers.  CAI is a USA-based packager of Gas Turbines and an exporter of power generation systems and associated equipment to various countries in Africa, Asia, North and South America.

According to CAI’s President, Ms. Kusum Kavia, “CAI’s work is in line with the United States efforts in advancing Gas Sector investments as well as its 2030 Power Africa initiatives” She adds, “This Distribution Agreement with Siemens is a big step in the road to achieving gas-to-power developments across the continent of Africa boosting both America and Africa’s economic prosperity.”

Siemen’s SGT-50 Gas turbines provide output range of 2MW with fuel flexibility and minimal maintenance. The industrial gas turbine is rugged, compact and can be used in onshore and offshore settings for continuous, emergency, standby, combined, and CHP cycles. The turbine can also support a wide range of fuels including flare gas, which can alleviate environmental and economic loss impact.

About Combustion Associates, Inc. (CAI)

With over 30 years of U.S. and international power sector experience, CAI is a California-based manufacturer and exporter of modular power generation systems that range from 1 – 12 MW in power output. The company’s signature product is the Spirit™ line of 1MW – 12 MW gas turbine generators. These modular, skid and trailer mounted units, employ plug-n-play capabilities that are ideal for easy, on-site 24/7 electrical power generation or connection to the grid. More at

About Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation and transmission to storage. The portfolio includes conventional and renewable energy technology, such as gas and steam turbines, hybrid power plants operated with hydrogen, and power generators and transformers. More than 50 percent of the portfolio has already been decarbonized. A majority stake in the listed company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy a global market leader for renewable energies. An estimated one-sixth of the electricity generated worldwide is based on technologies from Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy employs more than 90,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries and generated revenue of around €27.5 billion in fiscal year 2020.