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Existing Projects

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Umm Al Nar Plant

Arabian Power Company (APC) was established to purchase and rehabilitate the existing Umm Al Nar Plant assets and build new electricity generating capacity and additional water production capacity. Umm Al Nar Plant is located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at on Sas Al Nakhl approximately 15 km to the east of Abu Dhabi City. Umm Al Nar Plant consists of existing UAN East and UAN West Plants, and the newly build UAN B “Sas Al Nakhl“ Plant. UAN East Plant consists of two BBC (now ABB) Gas Turbines (each 60MW) with HRSGs (each 185 t/h), six Auxiliary Boilers (four boilers each 135 t/hr and two boilers each 160 t/h) and three Italimpianti Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) distillers (each 7.5MIGD).

UAN West Plant consists of eight Babcock steam generators of (six boilers each 365 t/h and two boilers each 660 t/h) in line with eight Skoda steam turbines (6x60MW and 2x150MW) as well as eight multi stage flash desalination units, six IHI Units (each 4.6MIGD) and two SIDEM Unit (6.4MIGD).

The New UAN B “Sas Al Nakhl“Plant has Five GE (PG 935IFA) Gas Turbines (each 215MW) with HRSGs and two steam turbines (each 308MW). The New Desalination Plant consists of two new Hitachi Zosen MSF units (each 12.68MIGD), five existing Hanjung (Doosan) MSF units (each 12.56MIGD) and two existing SIDEM units of the Multi-effect Distillate (MED) type (each 3.5MIGD).

The New UAN B “Sas Al Nakhl“ Plant has achieved Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on 21st July 2007 with total Net Power Generation Capacity of 1550MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 94.4MIGD. The whole Umm Al Nar Plant has total Net Power Generation Capacity of 2200 MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 143MIGD."Top"


Taweelah A1 Plant

Gulf Total Tractebel Power Company (GTTPC) was established to purchase and rehabilitate the existing Taweelah A1 Plant located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Taweelah Complex approximately 80 km north-east of Abu Dhabi City, from the capacity of 221.25 MW / 28.4 MGD to its ultimate capacity of 1350 MW / 84 MGD on a build, own and operate basis. The Plant has 8 GE Frame 9 units (3 existing 9151E and 3 new 9171E) of about 100 MW each. Each GT has its Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) fitted with supplementary firing. Steam from the HRSGs is passed to three 3 Alstom backpressure steam turbines (each 200MW) with residual low pressure steam being used in the desalination process.

The new desalination Plant consists of fourteen units, of the Multi-effect Distillate (MED) type, each of 3.77 MIGD capacity giving together with the existing MSF units, each upgraded to 8 MGD, an overall capacity of 84 MIGD.

A new extension of Taweelah A1 Plant, Taweelah A10 Plant has achieved Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on 29th July 2009. The new plant consists of two GTs of GE9E and two HRSGs. The additional Capacity added by Taweelah A10 Plant is 216.8MW Gross Power Generation Capacity and 364.3 T/h Steam Production Capacity. Along with the existing Initial A1, Initial Extension and the Taweelah A10 Plant the Taweelah new A1 Plant has total Net Power Generation Capacity of 1592.6MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 84MIGD."Top"


Taweelah A2 Plant

Emirates CMS Power Company (ECPC) was established to build, own and operate the Al Taweelah A2 combined cycle power and desalination plant located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Taweelah Complex approximately 80 km north-east of Abu Dhabi City.

The power plant includes three (3) Siemens V94.3A.1 Gas Turbines, three (3) Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) and two (2) Steam Turbines. Water production is achieved from four (4) Multi-stage Flash (MSF) distillers which are fed steam generated by waste heat from the gas turbines. The A2 plant has the total Net Power Generation Capacity of 710MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 50MIGD. The Plant has achieved Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on 9th October 2001. "Top"


Taweelah B Plant

Taweelah Asia Power Company (TAPCO) was established to purchase and rehabilitate the existing Taweelah B Plant located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Taweelah Complex approximately 80 km north-east of Abu Dhabi City. The B Plant consists of existing Initial B Plant , B Extension Plant and the Newly build Taweelah New B Extension Plant. The Initial B Plant consists of six Babcock steam generators of (each 650t/h) inline with six steam turbines (ABB type DKE 2-1063 of each 146MW) as well as six Fisia multi stage flash desalination units (each12.5MIGM capacity).

The Initial B Extension consists of two GE frame 9E gas turbines (each 97 MW) with Heat Recovery Steam Generators (each 420t/h) connected to one back pressure steam turbine (143MW) and three Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) distillers (each 7.7MIGD).

The Taweelah New B Extension plant consists of three Siemens V94.3A Gas Turbines with HRSGs, one steam turbine and four Multi stage flash desalination units. The New B Extension plant has achieved Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on 30th October 2008 with total Net Power Generation Capacity of 947MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 68.4MIGD. The whole Taweelah B Plant has total Net Power Generation Capacity of 2053MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 160MIGD. "Top"


Shuweihat S1 IWPP

The Shuweihat CMS International Power Company (SCIPCO) established the (S1) project plant which is located at Jebel Dhana, near Shuweihat, 250 Km west of the city of Abu Dhabi. The power plant is comprised of five Siemens V94.3A2 Gas Turbines with associated Heat Recovery Steam Generators and two Siemens Steam Turbines providing total Net Power Generation Capacity of 1500MW. The water island plant is comprised of six Multi Stage Flash distiller units each with a design Net output of 16.67 MGD providing a total water output of 100 MGD. The Plant has achieved Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on 30th June 2005."Top"


Shuweihat S2 IWPP

Shuweihat (S2) IWPP, a Greenfield development project has a generating capacity of 1507 Megawatts (MW) of electricity of power and 100 Million Imperial Gallons a Day (MIGD) of desalinated water. The Plant includes two power and desalination blocks, each comprising two gas turbines, one steam turbine and three Multi-stage Flash distiller units. The gas turbines are the latest Siemens SGT5000F (94.3A (6)) gas turbines, complete with Siemens steam turbines and generators. The HRSGs are provided by Samsung and the MSF distiller units by Doosan.

The plant is owned by Ruwais Power Company (RPC) in which ADWEA has 60% equity and the remaining 40% equally shared by the private sector. RPC has Power & Water Purchase Agreement (PWPA) with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Company (ADWEC) and an Operation & Maintenance Agreement (OMA) with S2 Operation and Maintenance Company (S2 O&M).

S2 O&M is a private company which is owned by IPR-GDF Suez, Marubeni and Osaka Gas. The Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) was officially declared on 18 October 2011.Shuweihat S2 IWPP, a Greenfield development project has a generating capacity of 1507 Megawatts (MW) of electricity of power and 100 Million Imperial Gallons a Day (MIGD) of desalinated water. "Top"


Shuweihat S3 IPP

huweihat (S3) IPP, the Power Plant has a rated net electrical output of approx. 1600 MW at RSC with no water production. ADWEA holds 60% in this plant as local investor and Sumitomo and KEPCO hold 20.4% and 19.6% respectively. S3 power plant is operated by Shuweihat Asia O & M Company which is a 51% : 49% joint venture by Korea Electric Power Corporation of Korea and Sumitomo Corporation of Japan respectively.

The Power Plant is equipped with two blocks, each with two (2) SGT5-4000F(6), two (2) dual pressure Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) with bypass stack (only unit 80) and supplementary firing, and one (1) Steam Turbine SST5-4000, 2x12,5 m2. The Power Plant is suitable for base load and intermittent part load operation. The GTs are fired with natural gas or with distillate oil as a back-up fuel, supplementary firing for the HRSGs is designed for natural gas only.

The plant has been commissioned and reached its full commercial operation in July 2014. "Top"


Fujairah F1 IWPP

The Emirates SembCorp Water & Power Company (ESWPC) established the existing (F1) plant which is located at Qidfa near Fujairah on the Gulf of Oman coast. The existing power plant is comprised of four gas turbines (GE frame 9E) with associated Heat Recovery Steam Generators and two Steam Turbines. The water plant is comprised of five Multi Stage Flash distillers (12.8MIGD) and one RO desalination plant (37.5MIGD).

The Fujairah Extension plant is an extension of the existing Fujairah IWPP Plant (F1) which has achieved Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on 16th March 2009. The extension plant consists of one gas turbine with one HRSG adding 216.235MW Net Power Generation Capacity and 534.73 T/h Steam Production Capacity.

Along with new extension, Fujairah (F1) Plant has total Net Power Generation Capacity of 760MW and Net Water Production Capacity of 100MIGD. "Top"


Fujairah F1 New RO Expansion

Fujairah F1 New Reverse Osmosis Expansion plant is an extension of the existing Fujairah IWPP Plant (F1) located at Qidfa near Fujairah on the Gulf of Oman coast. The plant has been commissioned and reached its full commercial operation in December 2015. Since the delivery of the new RO plant with capacity of 30 MIGD, water production capacity of F1 plant increased to 130 MIGD net. The Project is scheduled to complete June 2015. "Top"





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