Ras Al-Khair IWPP – GT is a 250MW gas fired power project. It is located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Saline Water Conversion and Saudi Electricity. The project is currently owned by Saline Water Conversion.

It is a Gas Turbine with Cogen power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Fuel Oil.

Contractors involved

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of SGT6-5000F gas turbines.

Siemens supplied SGen6-1000A electric generator for the project.

Siemens supplied SGen6-1000A electric generator for the project.

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About Saline Water Conversion

Saline Water Conversion Corp (SWCC), owned by Government of Saudi Arabia, is a diversified services provider that desalinates salt water, generates electricity from sea water, and supplies desalinated water. It desalinates salt water through multi-stage flash distillation, reverse osmosis, and MED technologies. The corporation develops, operates, and maintains various plants across East and West coasts to desalinate water and generate electricity. SWCC uses the produced electricity primarily to operate its plants, and exports to Saudi Electricity Company. It supplies desalinated water through water transmission systems, pumping stations, pipelines, reservoirs, and mixing stations and terminal stations. SWCC is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

About Saudi Electricity

Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) is an energy utility. Through its subsidiaries, the company generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and carries out operations of the fiber optic networks, trading and realization of renewable energy, among others. It produces electricity in gas, combined, steam and diesel power units. SEC also builds independent power plants on a build, own and operate (BOO) basis. The company distributes electricity to customers in cities, villages and communities in the Eastern, Central, Western and Southern sectors in Saudi Arabia. It is owned by Public Investment Fund, Saudi Arabian Oil Company, and other shareholders. SEC is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


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