The Mahmoudia Power Plant is 500MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is planned in Beheira, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2015. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Egypt. The project is co-owned by Ansaldo Energia and Elsewedy Electric T&D, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Diesel.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2015.

Contractors involved

Power System Project is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Mahmoudia Power Plant (Mahmoudia Power Plant Phase I).

Mahmoudia Power Plant (Mahmoudia Power Plant Phase I) will be equipped with Ansaldo Energia AE94.2 gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines with 170MW nameplate capacity.

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About Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Egypt

Ministry of Electricity & Energy (MOEE) engages in the supervision of the power and water sector and provides statistical studies. The company’s services include supplying the electric conductors to houses and all kinds of users; supply electricity to new large consumers; installing condensers to enhance the power factor of the consumers; checking and changing electricity meter (with fees) and issuance of data certificate or electricity consumption certificate. The organization and its affiliated companies provide services, supplies and localization of industries related to the sector projects. MOEE is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt.


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