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January 10, 2022

Ras Abu Fontas – A Power Plant, Qatar

By Carmen

Ras Abu Fontas – A Power Plant is a 497MW gas fired power project. It is located in Al Wakrah, Qatar. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1980.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 497 497 Active Al Wakrah, Qatar

Description

The project is currently owned by Qatar Electricity & Water Co QPSC with a stake of 100%.

It is a CCGT with Cogen power plant. The fuel is procured from Qatar Petroleum.

The project generated 2,397,963MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 1980.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Qatar General Electricity and Water under a power purchase agreement for a period of 12 years.

Contractors Involved

Nooter/Eriksen 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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