The Nuwaiseeb I Desalination Power Plant is 3,000MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Al Ahmadi, Kuwait. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in December 2024.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||3,000||–||3,000||Announced||Al Ahmadi, Kuwait||Ministry of Electricity and Water|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Ministry of Electricity and Water.
It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be gas. In case of shortage of gas the plant will run on Heavy Fuel Oil.
The project cost is expected to be around $2,828.61m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by December 2024.
About Ministry of Electricity and Water
Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) is an electricity and water utility service provider. The ministry’s activities include supply of water and electricity; administration of power plant projects, electricity distribution networks, electricity transmission networks, water distillation plants and water projects; observation of environmental conditions in the production of electricity and water; and operation and maintenance of the water supply network in Kuwait. It offers annual statistics and related publications for the water and electrical sectors. MEW also issues directives and instructions on matters related to energy conservation and rationalization. The ministry offers customer services such as provision of permits for water and electricity supply connections, chemical works, designing the water projects, and online services for payment of electricity and water consumption bills. MEW is headquartered in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
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