• 29+ GW

    of power

    power
  • 3.2 million M3 day

    of desalinated water

    water

CEGCO Aqaba Thermal

Project

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CEGCO Aqaba Thermal

Aqaba power plant is located in the south-western border of Jordan, approximately 22 km south of the town of Aqaba and 1 km from the Red Sea. The plant site is some 35 meters above sea level and located in the middle of an industrial area. It consists of five steam turbines units, each nominally rated at 130 MW gross and two hydraulic turbines with total capacity 6 MW.

KEY FACTS

  • POWER
    609 MW
  • CONFIGURATION
    Steam turbines and recovery hydro turbines
  • COD
    1985 (Units 1,2); 1996 (Units 3,4,5)
  • OFFTAKE CONTRACT
    BOO; PPA till 2019 (Units 1,2); 2025 (Units 3,4,5)
  • OTHER INVESTORS
    Enara Energy Investment, Govt of Jordan