AZ-ZOUR NORTH WILL HAVE A TOTAL OF FIVE GAS TURBINES AND TWO STEAM TURBINES ONCE COMPLETED.
The scale of Az-Zour North has been massive, with staff levels peaking at 5000 people and a total of 25 million man hours accumulated to date. Without this intense input and effort, Shamal Az-Zour could not have achieved the important early milestone of generating early power from
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three gas turbine just 18.5 months after financial close. “That was a major achievement for all parties involved and we were pleased to be able to support MEW with power generation during the summer of 2015 and into the first quarter of 2016,” Mr. Biffen adds.
When fully operational, the project will represent 10% of Kuwait Power peak capacity (1,539MW) and 20% of water generation (107 million gallons per days). The project will be fueled from a blend of local gas and imported LNG. The combined power and water generation facility repre-
Published on Nov 9, 2016