Shuwaikh Emergency Power Plant is a 252MW gas fired power project. It is located in Al Asimah, Kuwait. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2007. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by HPI and is currently owned by Ministry of Electricity and Water, Kuwait with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development status

The project got commissioned in June 2007.

Contractors involved

HPI and S&W Energy Solutions were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 6 units of LM6000 gas turbines, each with 42MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

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About HPI

HPI LLC (HPI) is a power company. It offers power and industrial equipment and services. The company provides rotating equipment solutions such as turbo machinery controls and mechanical services. It offers services such as operations and maintenance, engineering, procurement and construction, DLE mapping services, cyber security, repair and overhaul, and compliance and maintenance services, among others. HPI also offers its DLE mapping services for gas turbine efficiency including industrial gas turbines, turbines inspections, and steam turbines services. The company provides its services to oil and gas, power, and marine industries. It has its operations in the UK, Costa Rica, Ghana, Venezuela, Canada, and the UAE. HPI is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.