Al Dur II IWPP is a 1,500MW gas fired power project. It is located in Southern, Bahrain. 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. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2022. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Acwa Power and Mitsui. Acwa Power, Mitsui and Almoayyed Contracting Group are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60%, 30% and 10% respectively.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel is procured from Tatweer Petroleum.

The project cost is $1,100m.

The Gas fired project consists of 2 steam turbines.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2022.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricity & Water Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2022.

Contractors involved

Power Construction Corporation of China, SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction and Sidem were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of SGT5-4000F gas turbines.

Nomac Drilling is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

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About Acwa Power

Acwa Power Co (Acwa Power), formerly International Company for Water and Power Projects, is a developer, investor, and operator of power generation, renewable energy and desalinated water production plants. It supplies electricity and potable water to its customers in the region. It generates power through oil, gas, solar and wind technologies. Acwa Power also offers operation and maintenance services to power and water desalination industry through its subsidiary, the First National Operations & Maintenance Company. The company has operations across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Acwa Power is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

About Mitsui

Mitsui & Co Ltd (Mitsui) is a business conglomerate. It distributes, purchases, markets and supplies wide variety of products in business areas including iron and steel; non-ferrous metals; machinery; electronics; chemicals; energy-related commodities; foods & retail, lifestyle, and consumer service. The company also participates in the other activities such as arranging finance for customers and suppliers in connection with its trading activities, organizing and coordinating international industrial projects, participating in financing, and investing arrangements, assisting in the procurement of raw materials and equipment, providing new technologies and processes for manufacturing and coordinating transportation and marketing of finished goods. It operates in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. Mitsui is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan


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