Sidi Krir 3&4 Power Plant is a 682.5MW gas fired power project. It is located in Alexandria, Egypt. 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 January 2002. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Edison and InterGen. The project is currently owned by China Southern Power Grid with a stake of 20.35% and China General Nuclear Power.

It is a Steam Turbine 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 Heavy Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from GASCO.

The project generated 4,705,000MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in January 2002.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Egyptian Electricity Holding under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 682.5MW.

Contractors involved

Bechtel and Power Engineering Services 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 2 steam turbines, each with 341.25MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the project.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the project.

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About Edison

Edison SpA (Edison), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, is an energy company. The company explores, produces, develops and sells natural gas and crude oil in the Mediterranean Basin. The company generates and sells electricity; and develops, stores, transports and sells gas in Italy and Europe. Edison owns and operates combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants, hydroelectric stations, wind farms, solar and biomass power plants. It also offers energy efficiency solutions. The company operates hydrocarbon business through its subsidiaries in Italy, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America. Edison is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

About InterGen

InterGen NV (InterGen) is a power generation and development company that finances, develops, owns and operates power generation assets which produce energy from coal, gas and renewable sources. The company also offers various energy market services such as standard physical power and gas trading, power generation hedging, shaped profiles and financial swaps power index trading, gas shipping, power and gas system operator access, market analysis, power and gas balancing services, and short-term power supply agreements. It also offers operations and maintenance, energy project development and asset management services. It serves utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. It has facilities in Australia and the UK. InterGen is headquartered in Edinburgh, the UK.


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