Shuweihat S2 Greenfield IWPP is a 1,600MW gas fired power project. It is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,600 1,600 Active Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Ruwais Power


The project was developed by Ruwais Power. Abu Dhabi National Energy, Engie, Marubeni and Osaka Gas are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60%, 20%, 10% and 10% 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 Fuel Oil.

The project cost is $1,453.179m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in October 2011.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Emirates Water and Electricity under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 1,510MW.

Contractors Involved

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Samsung C&T and Siemens were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of SGT6-5000F gas turbines.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of SST5-4000 steam turbines.

Siemens supplied SGen5-2000A electric generator for the project.

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction supplied steam boiler for the project.

S2 O&M and Siemens were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.


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