The Paka Repowering Power Project is 1,400MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Terengganu, Malaysia. 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. The project construction is likely to commence in 2029 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Petroliam Nasional and Tenaga Nasional. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

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 Hydrogen.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2029. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.

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About Petroliam Nasional

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is an integrated energy company that explores for, develops and produces crude oil and natural gas. Its downstream operations include processing and liquefaction of natural gas; refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum products; manufacturing and sale of petrochemicals; and trading of oil, petroleum and petrochemicals. The company also carries out transportation and sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Petronas provides shipping and logistics services. Its infrastructure comprises refineries; blending plants; petrochemical manufacturing plants; gas infrastructure and utilities; and a retail network. The company operates in Asia, Australia, the Americas, Europe and Africa. Petronas is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

About Tenaga Nasional

Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is an electricity utility, which oversees electricity production and supply from generation to transmission and distribution of energy. It develops, operates, and maintains a portfolio of power generating units. The company generates electricity using various sources including crude oil, hydro, solar, natural gas, coal and gas. It serves industrial, commercial, residential, mining, street lighting, agriculture, regenerator, and free unit customers in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, and the Federal Territory of Labuan in Malaysia. TNB also supplies transformers and switchgears in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The company has investments in district cooling facilities in the UAE; and provides operation and maintenance services in Kuwait and Pakistan. TNB is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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