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January 11, 2022

Biskra Simple Cycle Power Plant, Algeria

By Carmen

Biskra Simple Cycle Power Plant is a 457MW gas fired power project. It is located in Biskra, Algeria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 457 457 Active Biskra, Algeria Hanwha Engineering & Construction


The project was developed by Hanwha Engineering & Construction and is currently owned by Societe Algerienne de Production de l’Electricite.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

The project cost is $540m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2017.

Contractors Involved

Hanwha Engineering & Construction was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Biskra Simple Cycle Power Plant (Biskra Simple Cycle Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Biskra Simple Cycle Power Plant (Biskra Simple Cycle Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Siemens supplied SGen5-1000A electric generator for the project.

About Hanwha Engineering & Construction

Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corp (Hanwha E&C), a subsidiary of Hanwha Corp, is a construction service provider. The company offers services such as development, engineering, procurement and construction. It also provides property development, landfills and site development, and environmental restoration services. Hanwha E&C constructs and develops projects in the areas of plant, civil works, commercial, buildings, residential, housing, and others. The company conducts research and development to develop new technologies. It operates projects in Gunpo, Hwasung and Paju, South Korea. Hanwha E&C is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.


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