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January 11, 2022

Rades 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant, Tunisia

By Carmen

Rades 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 471MW gas fired power project. It is located in Tunis, Tunisia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 471 471 Active Tunis, Tunisia

Description

Nebras Power Investment Management and Marubeni are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 40% respectively.

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 natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Diesel. The fuel is procured from Societe Tunisienne de l’Electricite et du Gaz.

The project cost is $261m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in May 2002.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Societe Tunisienne de l’Electricite et du Gaz under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 231MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of 9E.03 gas turbines, each with 120MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

Methodology

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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