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November 29, 2021

Umm Al Houl IWPP, Qatar

By Carmen

Umm Al Houl IWPP is a 2,520MW gas fired power project. It is located in Doha, Qatar. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,520 2,520 Active Doha, Qatar Umm al Houl Power


The project was developed by Umm al Houl Power. Qatar General Electricity and Water, K1 Energy and QatarEnergy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60%, 30% and 5% respectively.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The fuel is procured from Qatar Petroleum.

The project cost is $2,500m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2017.

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 25 years.

Contractors Involved

Samsung C&T was 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 6 units of SGT5-4000F gas turbines.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of SST5-4000 steam turbines.

Siemens supplied SGen5-1200A electric generator for the project.

Nooter/Eriksen supplied steam boiler for the project.

K1 Energy and Siemens were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Umm al Houl Power

Umm al Houl Power Co (Umm al Houl Power) is a renewable energy company that produces water and power. The company operates through a flagship proiect, namely, Umm Al Houl Power plant. Umm al Houl Power is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.


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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