6th October Combined Cycle Conversion Power Plant is a 326MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Giza, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Cairo Electricity Production.

It is a Steam Turbine with Cogen 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 Light Fuel Oil.

The project cost is $275.55m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2018.

Contractors involved

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

Ansaldo Energia was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project.

Ansaldo Energia supplied steam boiler for the project.

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About Cairo Electricity Production

Cairo Electricity Production Co (CEPC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Co is a power company that generates electricity. The company operates six power plants which generate electricity of the total generation capacity in Egypt. Its projects include Giza-north power station project and 6 October Power Station Expansions project. CEPC power stations include Cairo North station, Shoubra station, Cairo West station, Cairo South station, Tebbin station, 6 Oct station and Wadi Hoof station. The company use fuel to generate power such as natural gas as a main fuel - fuel oil as reserve fuel. CEPC is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt.


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