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January 13, 2022

Rabigh Combined Cycle Power Plant I, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Rabigh Combined Cycle Power Plant I is a 391.9MW oil fired power project. It is located in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 1997.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 391.9 391.9 Active Makkah, Saudi Arabia


The project is currently owned by Saudi Electricity with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is crude oil. In case of shortage of crude oil the plant can also run on Diesel.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 1997.

Contractors Involved

Rabigh Combined Cycle Power Plant I (Rabigh Combined Cycle Power Plant I Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 7E.03 gas turbines. The phase consists of 4 gas turbines with 61.6MW nameplate capacity.

Rabigh Combined Cycle Power Plant I (Rabigh Combined Cycle Power Plant I Unit II) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 145MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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