Sousse A Thermal Power Plant is a 320MW oil fired power project. It is located in Sousse, Tunisia. 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 320 320 Active Sousse, Tunisia


The project is currently owned by Societe Tunisienne de l’Electricite et du Gaz with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is fuel oil. In case of shortage of fuel oil the plant can also run on Gas.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1980.

Contractors Involved

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Oil fired project. The company provided 2 steam turbines, each with 160MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied Totally Enclosed-Hydrogen Inner-Cooled electric generator for the project.


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