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Doosan Enerbility wins US $114mn equipment contract for Saudi power plants

The Qassim 1 and Taiba 1 plants are located 200km north of Jeddah and 200km northwest of Riyadh respectively

Energy solution provider Doosan Enerbility has announced that it has secured a contract worth US $114mn contract to supply equipment for Saudi Arabia’s largest combined-cycle power plant project.

As per the terms of the deal, the firm will supply two 650MW steam turbines and generators for the Qassim 1 and Taiba 1 power plants, with a combined capacity of 3,600MW. The plants, which are located 200km north of Jeddah and 200km northwest of Riyadh, are expected to be operational by 2027. The projects are being developed by a consortium of Saudi Electricity Company and ACWA power.

According to a report, the agreement was reached with China’s Sepco-3, which is responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of the power plants located in the Taiba and Qassim regions of Saudi Arabia.

Doosan Enerbility is said to have set its sights on the power plant market in the Middle East, which is expected to build new power plants with a combined capacity of 15GW over the next five years. The firm is best known for producing gas and steam turbines and generators for use in gas-fired power plants.

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