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November 30, 2021

Giza North Power Project, Egypt

By Carmen

Giza North Power Project is a 2,250MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Giza, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,250 2,250 Active Giza, Egypt SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction

Description

The project was developed by SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction and is currently owned by Cairo Electricity Production.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant that is used for Baseload. 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 Light Fuel Oil.

The project cost is $1,836m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 2014.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Egyptian Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction was selected to render EPC services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project I Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 9FA gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project I Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 9FA gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project I Unit III) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project II Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 9FA gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project II Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 9FA gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project II Unit III) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project III Unit I) is equipped with GE Power gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project III Unit II) is equipped with GE Power gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project III Unit III) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia RT30C steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project I Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project I Unit II).

Ansaldo Energia supplied THR-L45 Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project I Unit III).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project II Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project II Unit II).

Ansaldo Energia supplied THR-L45 Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project II Unit III).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project III Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project III Unit II).

Ansaldo Energia supplied THR-L45 Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Giza North Power Project (Giza North Power Project III Unit III).

STF supplied steam boiler for the project.

About SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction

SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction Co Ltd (SEPCOIII), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China Ltd, is a construction company that offers power plant construction services. The company’s services include designing, consulting, construction, procurement, engineering, operation, operating services, commissioning, and maintenance services. Its operating services comprise engineering, procurement, construction and operations, procurement management contracting, build-own-operate, build-operate-transfer services and others. SEPCOIII offers its services for thermal, nuclear, hydro, gas, transformer substation, biomass, wind, solar energy, photovoltaic, sea water desalination, and other power plants. The company has its operations in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, India, Jordan, Oman, Iraq, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, and Morocco. SEPCOIII is headquartered in QingDao, Shandong, China.

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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