Alstom wins £325m power contract

French transport and power engineering group Alstom said yesterday it had won a £325m contract for a gas-fired power station near Manchester. Alstom will supply service equipment to the new power plant at Carrington, including two gas turbines, and will maintain the equipment for 16 years as part of the deal. The contract has been signed with Spanish construction firm Duro Felguera, which will build the new plant.