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Shuqaiq Water and Electricity Company

Shuqaiq Water and Electricity Co. (SqWEC) owns and operates the Shuqaiq IWPP. It is the second phase of the Shuqaiq complex  that produces water and power for the Assir region and city of Jizan. This green field project included the design, construction and commissioning of three 340MW oil fired power units combined with Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination and potabilisation facilities. Shuqaiq IWPP provides a net electrical output of 850 MW in combination with a total capacity of 212,000 m3/day of desalinated water.

The facilities include the  flue gas desulphurization units that use  sea water to meet PME and World Bank standards. The site includes a special fuel oil unloading jetty 5 km off-shore, connected to shore by a marine pipeline. 

The facility’s initial commercial operation started on 1st May 2010 and all three power units and water units achieved their full commercial capacity on 24th  August 2010 - eleven weeks ahead of schedule.  The power and water offtaker is the Water and Electricity Company.

The facilities include the  flue gas desulphurization units that use  sea water to meet PME and World Bank standards. The site includes a special fuel oil unloading jetty 5 km off-shore, connected to shore by a marine pipeline. 

The facility’s initial commercial operation started on 1st May 2010 and all three power units and water units achieved their full commercial capacity on 24th  August 2010 - eleven weeks ahead of schedule.  The power and water offtaker is the Water and Electricity Company.

Concession

BOO (20 years)

Location

140 km north of Jizan, 105 km south west of Abha

Shareholders

ACWA Power International

PIF

Gulf Investment Corporation

SEC

Mitsubishi Corporation

Off taker

Water & Electricity Company

Cities Supplied

Assir Region and Jizan

Project Cost

US$ 1.83 Billions

Owner's Engineer

ILF

EPC Contractor

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

O&M Contractor

NOMAC

Capacity

Water: 212,000 m3/day

Power: 850 MW

Technology

Water: Reverse Osmosis

Power: Steam Turbines

Fuel

Arabian Heavy Crude Oil

Commercial Operation

01st December 2010

  • Shortlisted for 2009 Power and Water Plant of the Year by GWI
  • Best Water Project – Arabian Investment Summit 2011

Awards

We were recently awarded the PFI Award for our efforts in providing clean and sustainable energy.
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