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November 30, 2021

Abuja Power Plant, Nigeria

By Carmen

The Abuja Power Plant is 1,350MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Abuja Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,350 1,350 Permitting Abuja Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria China Machinery Engineering; GE Power; Nigerian National Petroleum

Description

The project is being developed by China Machinery Engineering, GE Power and Nigerian National Petroleum. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The fuel will be procured from Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project.

The project cost is expected to be around $2,674.215m.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About China Machinery Engineering

China Machinery Engineering Corp (CMEC) is a provider of engineering and construction services. It offers services such as engineering contracting, preliminary project consultation, project design, construction, procurement, installation and development services. It also carries out trading activities covering a range of machinery and equipment such as electrical, mechanical, transportation, mining, and engineering equipment; pharmaceutical, paper, and packaging machinery; and manufacturing machinery and equipment. The company also provides logistics services, exhibitions, tendering agencies, export and import agency, and design services. It has operations in China, Pakistan, the Republic of Angola, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Argentina, Laos, Ukraine, the US, Zambia and Others. CMEC is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About GE Power

GE Power (GEP), formerly GE Energy, a business division of the General Electric Company, is a provider of power generation and water processing products and related services. The company product portfolio includes aero derivative and heavy-duty gas turbine systems, generators, boilers, steam turbines, air quality control systems, gas engines, reactors and water treatment, waste water treatment and process system solutions, among others. GEP offers products and technologies for generating electricity from various sources such as oil, gas, nuclear, coal, mining, diesel and water. The company also offers services for maintenance, service and upgrade of power plants; solutions for water treatment, wastewater treatment and process systems; services for distributed power generation; and support services for boiling water reactors. It caters its products and services to independent power producers and other industrial customers. GEP is headquartered in Schenectady, New York, the US

About Nigerian National Petroleum

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) is a state-owned vertically integrated oil and gas company. It explores, produces, refines, transports and markets oil, refined petroleum, petrochemicals and associated by-products. The company operates through a network of refineries that produce products such as linear alkyl benzene, benzene, polypropylene, heavy alkylate, and kerosene, among others. NNPC also provides transportation services. The company operates through subsidiaries that encompass the entire spectrum of oil industry operations, including exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering, and commercial investments. It serves customers in Nigeria and internationally. The company also produces biofuels and carries out the commercial exploitation of other renewable energy resources. NNPC is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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