New Assiut Power Plant 1000 MW – Fast Track



 Plant Description

  • Eight (8) CTGs, GE (PG 9171E) dual fired Gas Turbine Generator equipment package with all required Balance of Plant systems.
  • The plant uses heavy fuel oil (Mazout) as the main fuel and light fuel oil (Solar) as the secondary fuel.
  • Power generated is stepped up through main transformers and fed to the utility 220 kV grid, via a Gas-Insulated Switchgear (GIS) switchyard.
  • The plant uses ground water as its water source.

 Major plant commodities/systems:

  • Power Block (Gas Turbine, Generator and Auxiliaries)
  • Balance of Plant (Transformers, Switchgears, Diesel Generator, Auxiliaries, Boiler, DCS and Balance of Mechanical / Electrical systems)
  • 220 kV GIS
  • Heavy Fuel Oil Treatment Plant
  • Fuel Tank Farm
  • Water Treatment Plant
Project Details
Owner Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company
Client Orascom Construction (partner to GE in the EPC consortium)
Location Assiut, Egypt
Date of Award December 2014
Contractual Duration 9 months
Scope Detailed Design of all Balance of Plant Systems, Civil Designs, Procurement Support, Construction Management and Startup