New Assiut Power Plant is a 1,500MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Asyut, 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 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Upper Egypt Electricity Production. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is heavy fuel oil/light fuel oil. In case of shortage of heavy fuel oil/light fuel oil the plant can also run on Natural Gas.

Development status

The project got commissioned in June 2015.

Contractors involved

GE Power and Orascom Construction were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit III) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit IV) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit V) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit VI) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit VII) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase I Unit VIII) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 125MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase II Unit I) is equipped with GE Power D202 steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

New Assiut Power Plant (New Assiut Power Plant Phase II Unit II) is equipped with GE Power D202 steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

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About Upper Egypt Electricity Production

Upper Egypt Electricity Production Co (UEEPC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Co is a power generation company that offers electricity and power transmission, production, generation and distribution services. The company generates electric power from thermal power plants that use fuel oil and natural gas. It owns and operates thermal power generation plants including Assiut Elwaledya Power Station, El Kurimat Power Station and Assiut Power Station. UEEPC offers services such as residential colony, seminars and conferences, transportation, telephones, clubalastrhat, nursery, clinics and contracts, trips and vactions and faxes, among others. The company also generates power through fossil fuels. UEEPC is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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