Wasit Gas Turbine Power Plant is a 1,204MW gas fired power project. It is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. 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 August 1998. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas 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 Light Fuel Oil.

Development status

The project got commissioned in August 1998.

Contractors involved

The Gas fired project have been supplied by GE Power, Pratt & Whitney and Siemens.

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About Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority

Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA) is a government owned utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and distributes water and natural gas in Sharjah Emirate. The authority produces power using diesel, gas and steam; sources water from underground and desalination sources, and desalinates and treat that water; and provides piped natural gas services and equipment to convert cookers and ovens fired by PLG cylinders to the natural gas system. SEWA also provides e-services related to its offerings. It serves customers in residential, industrial and commercial sectors, and public utilities such as government buildings, hospitals, mosques and lighting of public parks and streets. SEWA is headquartered in Sharjah, the UAE.

This content was updated on 25 January 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.