Port Said East Power Plant is a 682.5MW gas fired power project. It is located in Port Said, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 682.5 682.5 Active Port Said, Egypt Electricite de France


The project was developed by Electricite de France. The project is currently owned by China Southern Power Grid with a stake of 37% and China General Nuclear Power.

It is a Steam 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 Heavy Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from The Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO).

The project generated 4,983,000MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Egyptian Electricity Holding under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of Three Stages with Single Reheat steam turbines, each with 341.25MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator for the project.

Amec Foster Wheeler supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Electricite de France

Electricite de France SA (EDF) is an integrated electricity provider. It has operations in the generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply, trading, energy services and other related services. The company produces electricity using nuclear, hydro, gas, fuel oil, coal and other renewable sources. EDF also carries out hydrocarbon exploration and production, waste recovery, gas supply, provides energy and environmental services, and manages heating and cooling networks, produces renewable energies, and industrial utilities. The company serves various residential, industrial, commercial, local authorities, companies and professionals in Africa, Asia, North America, Europe and other regions. EDF is headquartered in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.


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