Thermal capacity accounted for 53.3% of total power plant installations globally in 2022, according to GlobalData, with total recorded thermal capacity of 4,544GW. This is expected to contribute 38% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 5,074GW. Of the total global thermal capacity, 0.44% is in Kuwait. Listed below are the five largest active thermal power plants by capacity in Kuwait, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.

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1. Az Zour South Power Plant

The Az Zour South Power Plant is a 2,400MW thermal power project located in Al Ahmadi, Kuwait. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1987. Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Doha West Power Plant

The 2,400MW Doha West Power Plant thermal power project is located in Al Asimah, Kuwait. It was commissioned in 1982. The project is owned by Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait. Buy the profile here.

3. Sabiya Power Plant

The Sabiya Power Plant is a 2,400MW thermal project. Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait owns the project. It was commissioned in 1998. It is located in Al Jahra, Kuwait. Buy the profile here.

4. Sabiya Combined Cycle Power Plant

The Sabiya Combined Cycle Power Plant thermal project with a capacity of 2,097MW came online in 2011. Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Al Jahra, Kuwait. Buy the profile here.

5. Sabiya Gas Fired Power Plant (Phase I & III)

The Sabiya Gas Fired Power Plant (Phase I & III) has been operating since 2015. The 1,705.70MW thermal project is located in Al Jahra, Kuwait. The project has been developed by Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait. Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy, Kuwait have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.