Al Ain Cement Captive Power Plant is a 50MW biopower project. It is planned in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. 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
Biopower 50 50 Permitting Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Arkan Building Materials


The project is being developed and currently owned by Arkan Building Materials.

The project cost is expected to be around $425m.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

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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 Arkan Building Materials

Arkan Building Materials Company (Arkan), engages in operating, trading and investing in industrial projects and commercial companies involved in the building materials sector. The company involves in production, sale and distribution of poly-vinyl chloride (PVC) pipes and glass reinforced polyester (GRP) pipes, blocks and cement such as ordinary portland cement (OPC), moderate sulphate resistant cement (MSRC), slag and portland limestone cement (PLC). In addition, it also engages in the production and sale of paper bags. Arkan is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.


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