The Al Arish Gas Fired Power Plant is 250MW gas fired power project. It is planned in North Sinai, Egypt. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 250 250 Permitting North Sinai, Egypt East Delta Electricity Production


The project is being developed and currently owned by East Delta Electricity Production.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Sinai Gas Company.

The project cost is expected to be around $515.086m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Contractors Involved

Hassan Allam Construction is expected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power will be the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 2 units of 9E turbines, each with 125MW nameplate capacity.

About East Delta Electricity Production

East Delta Electricity Production Company (EDEPC), is a wholly owned company of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC). The company owns and operates oil fired power generation facility. The company is primarily engaged in generation of electricity using diesel fired combined-cycle power plant with a capacity of 750 MW at Nuweiba, on the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba, South Sinai Governorate. In addition, annually,the company also produces 20412 GWH of energy Moreover, the company’s power plant is also involved in design, installation, commissioning and start-up of the new control systems by Emerson Process Management. Furthermore, Doosan Heavy Industry & Construction Co and East Delta Electricity Production Company are engaged in a contract of $ 332.26 million for supply of boilers. EDEPC is headquartered in Ismailia, Egypt.


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