• 29+ GW

    of power

    power
  • 3.2 million M3 day

    of desalinated water

    water

Shuaibah IWPP

Project

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OVERVIEW

The Shuaibah IWPP was the first IWPP developed following the Saudi government’s decision to open the market to private investment. The facility delivers water and electricity to a wide region including the cities of Makkah, Jeddah, Taif and Al-Baha.

KEY FACTS

  • LOCATION
    120 km south of Jeddah, Western Saudi Arabia
  • OFFTAKER
    Water & Electricity Company
  • FUEL
    Arabian Light Crude
  • POWER
    900MW
  • CONFIGURATION
    Steam Turbines
  • DESALINATED WATER
    880,000 m3/day
  • DESALINATION PROCESS
    Multi-Stage Flash (MSF)
  • PROJECT COST
    USD 2,450 Mn
  • COMMERCIAL OPERATIONAL DATE
    Q1 2010
  • ACWA POWER SHARE
    30%
  • OFFTAKE CONTRACT
    PWPA-BOO 20 years
  • O&M
    NOMAC
  • OTHER INVESTORS
    PIF, SEC, Khazanah, TNB, Malakoff
  • EPC
    Siemens (Power), Doosan Heavy (Desalinated Water)