6th October Power Plant is a 1,200MW 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 multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2012. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Ansaldo Energia and is currently owned by Cairo Electricity Production.

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 Light Fuel Oil.

Development status

The project got commissioned in June 2012.

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 thermal power project. The project consists of 8 units of AE94.2 turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Ansaldo Energia supplied electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant I Unit I).

Ansaldo Energia supplied electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant I Unit II).

Ansaldo Energia supplied electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant I Unit III).

Ansaldo Energia supplied electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant I Unit IV).

Ansaldo Energia supplied 50WY21Z-092 electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant II Unit I).

Ansaldo Energia supplied 50WY21Z-092 electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant II Unit II).

Ansaldo Energia supplied 50WY21Z-092 electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant II Unit III).

Ansaldo Energia supplied 50WY21Z-092 electric generator for the 6th October Power Plant (6th October Power Plant II Unit IV).

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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, auto tuning, and spare parts services on existing plants, built by itself or other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The company 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.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.