MEDIA ADVISORY: Siemens and Relevant Power Solutions Host Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. and Bayat Power to Celebrate Electrifying Afghanistan with American Investment and Technology

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:51 pm EDT


Houston, TX

WHAT: On Thursday, April 11, Siemens and Relevant Power Solutions, LLC will come together to host a celebration to mark the first commercial shipment of the Siemens SGT-A45 Mobile Unit, which was sold to Bayat Power to add power generation capacity in Afghanistan. The celebration will draw key leadership from the U.S. government, government of Afghanistan, Bayat Power, Siemens, and Relevant Power Solutions to provide remarks and answer questions from the press. Attendees will then be offered an opportunity to tour the SGT-A45 unit.


  • H. E. Roya Rahmani, Afghan Ambassador to the United States
  • Karen L. Freeman, Assistant to the Administrator for the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs, USAID
  • Dr. Ehsan Bayat, CEO of Bayat Power and Founder, The Bayat Group
  • Dan Simpson, Executive Vice President Global Solutions, Siemens USA
  • Richard Wolf, President and CEO, Relevant Power Solutions, LLC


WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2019

                12:00 p.m. – 2 p.m. CT


WHERE: Relevant Power Solutions, LLC

                 20120 East Hardy Road

                 Houston, TX 77073


BACKGROUND:  Assembled at Relevant Power Solutions’ state-of-the-art facility in Houston, Texas, the export of the Siemens SGT-A45 Mobile Unit facilitates the transformation of Afghanistan’s power generation capabilities. Purchased by Bayat Power, Afghanistan’s largest Afghan-owned Energy Exploration, Development and Production Company, the Siemens SGT-45 Mobile Unit will serve as the core of the Bayat Power-1 project. The energy generated by Bayat Power-1 will ensure Afghanistan’s economic growth by strengthening energy self-sufficiency, improved infrastructure and generating a long-term recurring revenue stream for the country’s government through the sale of natural gas.


MEDIA: Please note this is not a public invitation. Media representatives wishing to attend are asked to confirm their attendance by contacting Candace Metoyer at

Arrangements can be made to accommodate live TV. 



Andrew Gumbiner
Siemens USA
(202) 375-9742 



Richard G. Harris
(718) 737-6369