Egbin Power Station is a 1,320MW gas fired power project. It is located in Lagos, Nigeria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 1985.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,320 1,320 Active Lagos, Nigeria


The project is currently owned by Egbin Power.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Heavy Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Nigerian Gas Company.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 1985.

Power Purchase Agreement

Eko Electricity Distribution and Ikeja Electricity Distribution are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Bouygues Construction, Marubeni and Mitsubishi Power were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Mitsubishi Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 6 units of Tandem Compound Double Flow Reheat Condensing Tube Type steam turbines, each with 220MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsubishi Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the project.

Mitsubishi Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

Korea Western Power is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.


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