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November 16, 2021

Ghazlan Power Plant, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Ghazlan Power Plant is a 4,128MW gas fired power project. It is located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1980.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 4,128 4,128 Active Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Description

The project is currently owned by Saudi Electricity.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is gas. In case of shortage of gas the plant can also run on Crude Oil.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1980.

Contractors Involved

Bechtel was selected to render EPC services for the Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase II).

Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with Siemens Energy Tandem Compound, Double Flow Exhaust, Condensing, Reheat Type steam turbines. The phase consists of 4 steam turbines with 400MW nameplate capacity.

Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with Mitsubishi Power steam turbines. The phase consists of 4 steam turbines, each with 632MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy supplied Hydrogen-Cooled electric generator for the Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase I).

Mitsubishi Power supplied Hydrogen-Cooled electric generator for the Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase II).

Riley Power supplied steam boiler for the Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase I).

Mitsubishi Power supplied steam boiler for the Ghazlan Power Plant (Ghazlan Power Plant Phase II).

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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