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November 30, 2021

Doha West Power Plant, Kuwait

By Carmen

Doha West Power Plant is a 2,400MW oil fired power project. It is located in Al Asimah, Kuwait. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 1982.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,400 2,400 Active Al Asimah, Kuwait

Description

The project is currently owned by Ministry of Electricity and Water with a stake of 100%.

It is a steam turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is heavy fuel oil. In case of shortage of heavy fuel oil the plant can also run on Natural Gas. The fuel is procured from Mina Al Ahmedi refinery.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 1982.

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Contractors Involved

DL, Hyundai Engineering and Tractebel Engineering were selected to render EPC services for the oil fired power project.

Mitsubishi Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Oil fired project. The company supplied Tandem compound, condensing type model turbines for the project.

Mitsubishi Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Deutsche Babcock supplied steam boiler for the project.

Methodology

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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