Baysh is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is planned in Jizan, Saudi Arabia. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,000||–||1,000||Announced||Jizan, Saudi Arabia||Saudi Electricity|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Saudi Electricity.
Baysh is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 192.75 million cubic meter. The project cost is expected to be around $1,209.81m.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.
About Saudi Electricity
Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) is an energy utility. Through its subsidiaries, the company generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and carries out operations of the fiber optic networks, trading and realization of renewable energy among others. It produces electricity in gas, combined, steam and diesel power units. SEC also builds independent power plants on a build, own and operate basis. The company distributes electricity customers in cities, villages and communities across Central, Eastern, Western and Southern sectors. It is owned by Public Investment Fund, Saudi Arabian Oil Company, and other shareholders. SEC is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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