West Damietta CCGT Power Plant is a 750MW gas fired power project. It is located in Damietta, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 750 750 Active Damietta, Egypt East Delta Electricity Production


The project is developed and owned by East Delta Electricity Production.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in August 2012.

Contractors Involved

West Damietta CCGT Power Plant (West Damietta CCGT Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbines. The phase consists of 4 gas turbines with 125MW nameplate capacity.

West Damietta CCGT Power Plant (West Damietta CCGT Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

AC Boilers supplied steam boiler for the project.

About East Delta Electricity Production

East Delta Electricity Production Company (EDEPC), is a wholly owned company of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC). The company owns and operates oil fired power generation facility. The company is primarily engaged in generation of electricity using diesel fired combined-cycle power plant with a capacity of 750 MW at Nuweiba, on the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba, South Sinai Governorate. In addition, annually,the company also produces 20412 GWH of energy Moreover, the company’s power plant is also involved in design, installation, commissioning and start-up of the new control systems by Emerson Process Management. Furthermore, Doosan Heavy Industry & Construction Co and East Delta Electricity Production Company are engaged in a contract of $ 332.26 million for supply of boilers. EDEPC is headquartered in Ismailia, Egypt.


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