Siemens will manufacture and supply turbines which will be used in Unit H Phase 4 of the Al Aweer power plant complex which is located approximately 35 kilometers from downtown Dubai.
The company has been awarded EPC contract by DEWA in a consortium led by the Egypt-based company El Sewedy Electric Co SAE through its subsidiary Elsewedy Power.
The turbines have electrical generating capacity of about 815 megawatts (MW) will increase the total output of the power plant complex to more than 2.8 gigawatts (GW).
Siemens' scope of supply consists of three SGen5-1200A generators, three SGT5-4000F gas turbines, and the control system SPPA-T3000 as well as assembly and commissioning on site.
As a heavy load power plant, the new Unit H Phase 4 with its latest F-class gas turbine technology is being planned mainly to cover a particularly high energy demand in the Emirate’s hot summer months, and during the upcoming EXPO 2020 exhibition.
Siemens is securing its market position as the leading technology supplier to DEWA. Around two-thirds of DEWA’s total installed power plant capacity, amounting to approximately 10.2 Gigawatt (GW), is based on Siemens technology.
“This new order from DEWA is another proof of the great trust that the Government of Dubai places in Siemens technology,” said Jean Claude Nasr, Vice-President for the sales region Middle East and North Africa at Siemens Power and Gas.
“For more than 20 years, we have been working successfully with DEWA to continuously improve Dubai’s local power generation infrastructure and help to ensure sufficient and reliable power supply in this Middle Eastern metropolis.”