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January 11, 2022

Arar Gas Turbine Power Plant, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Arar Gas Turbine Power Plant is a 470.2MW oil fired power project. It is located in Northern Borders, Saudi Arabia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1985.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 470.2 470.2 Active Northern Borders, Saudi Arabia Al Toukhi


The project was developed by Al Toukhi and is currently owned by Saudi Electricity.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1985.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Saudi Electricity under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Al Toukhi was selected to render EPC services for the oil fired power project.

The Oil fired project have been supplied by GE Power and Siemens.

About Al Toukhi

Al Toukhi Co (Al Toukhi), a subsidiary of ACWA Holding, is an engineering, procurement and construction contractor. The company’s services include building power stations with technologies and fuels, sub-stations and distribution networks of all voltage ranges; and overhead transmission line and underground transmission line. It provides oil and gas and industrial facilities, district cooling, and turbine inlet air cooling projects services. Al Toukhi’s cooling projects include cooling water purification, turbine inlet air-cooling and district cooling projects. The company offers construction services to power stations, overhead and underground transmission lines, sub-stations, oil and gas and industrial facilities, turbine inlet air cooling projects, and others. It has operations in Damman, Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Al Toukhi is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


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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