Assiut (Walidia) Thermal Power Station is a 650MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Asyut, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2021. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Upper Egypt Electricity Production.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Diesel.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2021.

Contractors involved

Doosan Enerbility was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 650MW nameplate capacity.

Doosan Enerbility supplied electric generator for the project.

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About Upper Egypt Electricity Production

Upper Egypt Electricity Production Co (UEEPC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Co is a power generation company that offers electricity and power transmission, production, generation and distribution services. The company generates electric power from thermal power plants that use fuel oil and natural gas. It owns and operates thermal power generation plants including Assiut Elwaledya Power Station, El Kurimat Power Station and Assiut Power Station. UEEPC offers services such as residential colony, seminars and conferences, transportation, telephones, clubalastrhat, nursery, clinics and contracts, trips and vactions and faxes, among others. The company also generates power through fossil fuels. UEEPC is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.