South Helwan Power Plant 3×650 MW



Plant Description

South Helwan power project is designed to include 3×650 MW steam thermal power plant to interconnect with the National Unified Power System (NUPS) through a 500 KV GIS switchyard.

The power block is comprised of three identical Rankine cycle turbine generator units, each with a nominal rated capacity of 650 MW. The units are capable of generating rated capacity using natural gas, residual (mazout) oil, or a combination of both.

The three-unit plant arrangement includes an enclosed turbine building, an open boiler structure, a common control room, and all associated structures and facilities. The project contracting plan for the project utilizes the multi-package system. Seventeen (17) contracting packages and purchase orders procured the equipment and services

Project Details
Owner Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company
Location South Helwan, Egypt
Date of Award October 2011
Contractual Duration 67 months
Scope - All conceptual and detailed design of plant systems

- Preparation of all tenders, the documents included commercial and legal terms and followed the financing institutes and Owner procurement guidelines

- Project management, construction management, startup and commissioning management, which included initial operation support.