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Ras Laffan 1,025MW Combined-Cycle Plant

Announcement of contract

September 2004

Financing completed

April 2005

Construction began

First half of 2005

Start of operation

Planned for May 2008


1,000MW, plus around 27,500 cubic metres of drinking water per day

Plant type

CCGT and seawater desalination plant



Estimated investment

Estimated at $900m


Siemens PG (CCGT) and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (desalination plant).

Construction consortium

Consortium of Qatar Electricity & Water Company (55%), International Power (40%) and Chubu Electric Power (5%)

Owner’s engineer

Mott MacDonald

Gas Turbines

Three SGT5-4000F gas turbines and two steam turbines.

Desalination plant




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