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January 12, 2022

Hamriyah Desalination Power Plant, United Arab Emirates

By Carmen

Hamriyah Desalination Power Plant is a 440MW gas fired power project. It is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 440 440 Active Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority


The project is developed and owned by Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Hamriyah Gas Pipeline.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2006.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 4 units of 9E.03 turbines, each with 110MW nameplate capacity.

About Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority

Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA) is a government owned utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and distributes water and natural gas in Sharjah Emirate. The authority produces power using diesel, gas and steam; sources water from underground and desalination sources, and desalinate and treat that water; and provides piped natural gas services and equipment to convert cookers and ovens fired by PLG cylinders to the natural gas system. SEWA also provides e-services related to its offerings. It serves customers in residential, industrial and commercial sectors, and public utilities such as hospitals, government buildings, mosques and lighting of public parks and streets. SEWA is headquartered in Sharjah, the UAE.


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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