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January 11, 2022

Azura-Edo IPP Power Plant, Nigeria

By Carmen

Azura-Edo IPP Power Plant is a 459MW gas fired power project. It is located in Edo, Nigeria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 459 459 Active Edo, Nigeria Azura Power Holdings


The project is developed and owned by Azura Power Holdings.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC (SEPLAT).

The project cost is $900m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 459MW.

Contractors Involved

Julius Berger Nigeria and Siemens were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 3 units of SGT5-2000E gas turbines, each with 153MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied SGen-100A electric generator for the project.

PIC-Marubeni Energy Group and Siemens were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.


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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