The Zahrani-II Combined Cycle Thermal Power Plant is 550MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is planned in South Governorate, Lebanon. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 550 550 Permitting South Governorate, Lebanon Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon


The project is being developed and currently owned by Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Heavy Fuel Oil,Diesel.

The project cost is expected to be around $600m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

About Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon

Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon (MEW) is a government organization that offers energy services and water management programs. The organization supervises the power and water sector in the country and provides statistical studies and figures related to power and water sector. It is also involved in power generation, transmission and distribution; water distribution and desalination services. MEW operates through various departments of energy business, alternative energy development and efficiency, energy policy, and planning, among others. The organization caters to private and public energy sectors across Lebanon. MEW is headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon.


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