Zarqa Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 485MW gas fired power project. It is located in Zarqa, Jordan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2018.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||485||485||–||Active||Zarqa, Jordan||Mahatat Al Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyah|
The project was developed by Mahatat Al Zarqa Le Tawleed Al Takah Al Kahrabaieyah. The project is currently owned by International Company for Water and Power Projects with a stake of 60% and Kingdom Electricity.
It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) 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 Light Diesel Oil. The fuel is procured from National Electric Power Co.
The project cost is $489m.
The project got commissioned in September 2018.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to National Electric Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.
SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.
Zarqa Combined Cycle Power Plant (Zarq Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbines. The phase consists of 3 gas turbines.
Zarqa Combined Cycle Power Plant (Zarq Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with Doosan Skoda Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 183MW nameplate capacity.
Siemens Heat Transfer Technology supplied steam boiler for the project.
Central Electricity Generating is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.
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