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December 24, 2021

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant, Bahrain

By Carmen

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant is a 700MW gas fired power project. It is located in Southern, Bahrain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1978.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 700 700 Active Southern, Bahrain

Description

The project is currently owned by Electricity & Water Authority with 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 Diesel.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1978.

Contractors Involved

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant I Unit I) is equipped with Siemens 1931.1 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant I Unit II) is equipped with Siemens 1931.1 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant I Unit III) is equipped with Siemens 1931.1 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant I Unit IV) is equipped with Siemens 1931.1 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant I Unit V) is equipped with Siemens 1931.1 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant II Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 1302 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant II Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 1302 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant II Unit III) is equipped with GE Power 1302 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant II Unit IV) is equipped with GE Power 1302 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant II Unit V) is equipped with GE Power 1302 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant (Rifaa (Riffa) Gas Power Plant II Unit VI) is equipped with GE Power 1302 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Power and Siemens.

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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