Jebel Ali Gas Fired Desalination Power Plant is a 600MW gas fired power project. It is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 600 600 Active Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubal Holding; Mubadala Investment


The project is developed by Dubal Holding and Mubadala Investment. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.

The project cost is $272.22m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Emirates Global Aluminium under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors Involved

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

Siemens Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of SGT6 -8000H gas turbine.

Siemens is the O&M contractor for thermal power project for a period of 20 years.

About Mubadala Investment

Mubadala Investment Co Ltd (Mubadala) is a provider of investment services. The company offers investments with focus on commercial and industrial developments in various sectors including aerospace, infrastructure, healthcare, petroleum and petrochemicals, information and communications technology (ICT), defense services, semiconductors, metals and mining, renewable energy and utilities. Mubadala primarily invests in oil and gas sector providing midstream operations across hydrocardon spectrum. It works in partnership with other companies and organizations including General Electric Co, The Carlyle Group, Total S.A, Imperial College London, Boeing Company, Airbus SE, and others for research and development programs. The company operates across the UAE, Europe, the US, and Asia. Mubadala is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.


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