Ras Abu Fontas – B1 Power Plant is a 376.5MW 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 August 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 376.5 376.5 Active Al Wakrah, Qatar


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

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Qatar Petroleum.

The project generated 1,928,328MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in August 2002.

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 20 years.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 3 units of GT13E2 gas turbines, each with 125.5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.


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