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Rolls-Royce wins more than $500 mln worth

Wednesday, Rolls-Royce Group plc said it won orders worth more than $500 million for its Trent-60 electrical engines from customers in eight countries, including additional orders from two existing customers.

According to the statement, energy companies from Hungary, Czech Republic, UK, Russia, the US and New Caledonia have confirmed reservations for 27 Trent-60 engines, and also two existing customers in Belgium and Australia have given additional orders for three engines. Rolls-Royce said that, when all the reservations become firm contracts, the potential value of business at today’s list prices exceeds $500 million, including the orders from Belgium and Australia.

Commenting on the new development, Charlie Athanasia, Vice-President of Power Generation at Rolls-Royce energy business said, “We have now sold or received reservations for Trent units to operators in 17 countries. The Trent 60 not only provides the extra power valued by our customers, but its lower emissions levels will benefit the environment.” (RTTNews)