The Proton Delta Sunrise Project is 491MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Delta, Nigeria. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Proton Energy and Siemens Energy. The project is currently owned by Proton Energy with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel will be procured from Seplat Petroleum Development Company.

The project will emit 734,042t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

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

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

China Machinery Engineering is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

Proton Delta Sunrise Project (Proton Delta Sunrise Project Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Energy SGT-800 gas turbines. The phase consists of 3 gas turbines with 47MW nameplate capacity.

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About Proton Energy

Proton Energy Ltd (Proton Energy) operates as an independent power plant developer that builds and operates power plants. The company's project includes gas-fired open cycle proton delta sunrise project, which is located in Delta State, Sapele, Nigeria. It also develops and operates independent power plants in Nigeria. Proton Energy also trains employees in environmental practice and encourage employee participation in environmental action. It operates as a developer of power generation assets in Nigeria. The company partners with various energy consulting and advisory companies. It builds power plants in Nigeria of Sub Saharan Africa. Proton Energy is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

About Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy AG (Siemens Energy) is an energy technology company. It develops, produces, sells, and installs multi-megawatt wind turbines, gas turbines, gas engines, steam turbines and complete systems. The company offers a range of products and services for power generation, renewable energy, power transmission, power distribution, automation, smart grid, compression and expansion, and mechanical drives. It also provides solutions related to the production, conversion, and transportation of primary fuels, and oil and gas. Siemens Energy also offers hydrogen solutions for hydrogen generation renewable energy. The company serves various industries such as air separation, building complexes, ceramics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, manufacturing, marine, metals, power, oil and gas, pulp and paper, sugar, and textiles. Siemens Energy is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.


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