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2016-02-03

Valmet: Valmet to supply automation technology to the new Hamitabat combined cycle power plant in Marmara, Turkey

Valmet Corporation's press release on February 3, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply automation technology to Hamitabat Elektrik Üretim's new
combined cycle power plant in Kirklareli in the Marmara region of Turkey.
Valmet's delivery includes a distributed Valmet DNA automation system as well
as a plant information and performance monitoring system. The new systems
will be started up in August 2016.

The order was placed by GAMA Güç Sistemleri Mühendislik ve Ticaret AS, an EPC
company which will carry out the construction of the power plant on a turnkey
basis. The order is included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2015 orders received.
The value of the order is not disclosed. Typically the order value of
automation system deliveries ranges from below EUR one million to EUR three
million.

"We were impressed by Valmet's strong combined cycle plant references in
Turkey and around the world. The company has proven its expertise and
excellence in power generation," saysAltan V. Orer
, Deputy Managing Director (Procurement), GAMA Güç Sistemleri Mühendislik ve
Ticaret AS
.

Targeting high availability, controllability and reliability

With Valmet's modern and user-friendly systems, the facility will be able to
reach high process availability, controllability and reliability. The Valmet
DNA system offers information management and plant performance calculations
all on the same integrated platform, which provides the plant with major
benefits, such as better usability for operators, uniform tools and seamless
communication between various functions.

"We will provide the plant with professional engineering, an on-time delivery
and high value creation. In the future we will also provide it with local
technical support," saysYucel Dogan
, Sales Manager, Turkey, Automation, Valmet.

The 1200 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant is expected to start
generating electricity in 2017. Designed for a lifespan of 25 years, the
plant consists of two blocks. Both of them have a single-shaft configuration
of a gas turbine, a steam turbine and a heat recovery steam generator.

Valmet's delivery
to
Hamitabat Elektrik Üretim's
new
combined cycle power plant
in Kirklareli
in the Marmara region, Turkey
includes
a distributed Valmet DNA automation system as well as Valmet's plant
information and performance monitoring system.

Information about the customer
Hamitabat Elektrik Üretim AS

Hamitabat Elektrik Üretim AS is part of Limak Holding's Limak Energy Group,
one of the leading power companies in Turkey. It is involved in electricity
trading, generation, distribution and retail as well as in wholesale, export
and import activities.

VALMET
Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:

Yucel Dogan, Sales Manager, Turkey, Automation, Valmet, tel. +90 533 320 41 19

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies,
automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet's
vision is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and
plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes
pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants
for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from
single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2014 were approximately EUR 2.5 billion. Our 12,000
professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed
to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head
office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

Read more
www.valmet.com,
www.twitter.com/valmetglobal

IMAGE: Hamitabat Elektrik Üretim's power plant in Kirklareli
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Source: Valmet via Globenewswire

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