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January 4, 2022

Suez Steam Turbine Power Plant, Egypt

By Carmen

Suez Steam Turbine Power Plant is a 650MW gas fired power project. It is located in Suez, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 650 650 Active Suez, Egypt Egyptian Electricity Holding


The project was developed by Egyptian Electricity Holding and is currently owned by East Delta Electricity Production.

It is a Steam 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 Heavy Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from GASCO.

The project cost is $730m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in January 2017.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Egyptian Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 650MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

AC Boilers supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Egyptian Electricity Holding

Egyptian Electricity Holding Co is a electric utility company. The company is responsible for all power plants, transmission and distribution in the arab republic of Egypt and specializes in electricty, electricityproduction, electricitytransmission, and electricitydistribution. It is headquartered in El-Abaseya, Cairo, Egypt.


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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