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January 4, 2022

Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant, Algeria

By Carmen

Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant is a 660.9MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Ouargla, Algeria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 660.9 660.9 Active Ouargla, Algeria Ansaldo Energia

Description

The project was developed by Ansaldo Energia and is currently owned by Societe Algerienne de Production de l’Electricite.

It is a Gas 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 Gas Oil.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

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Contractors Involved

Ansaldo Energia was selected to render EPC services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant (Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia AE 94.3A gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant (Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia AE 94.3A gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant (Hassi Messaoud Gas Turbine Power Plant Unit III) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia AE 94.3A gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Ansaldo Energia supplied electric generator for the project.

About Ansaldo Energia

Ansaldo Energia SpA (Ansaldo Energia), is a supplier of power plant equipment and related services. The company provides turnkey power plants, components such as gas and steam turbines, generators and microturbines . Its service offerings include engineering, procurement and construction of thermoelectric power plants, maintenance, repair, and spare parts services on existing plants, built by itself or other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Ansaldo Energia also operates in the construction and dismantling of nuclear plants and the treatment of radioactive waste from existing plant. The company has operations in the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and North America. Ansaldo Energia is headquartered in Genova, Italy.

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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