Ataka Mount is a 2,400MW hydro power project. It is planned in Suez, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Egyptian Electricity Holding.

Ataka Mount is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 600m.

The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 400MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Contractors involved

Sinohydro is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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About Egyptian Electricity Holding

Egyptian Electricity Holding Co is an electric utility company. The company is responsible for all power plants, transmission and distribution in Egypt and specializes in electricity production, electricity transmission, and electricity distribution. It is headquartered in El-Abaseya, Cairo, Egypt.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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