Bahrain’s 1,500MW Al-Dur 2 IWPP begins full operations

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9 Jun 2022
Bahrain’s 1,500MW Al-Dur 2 IWPP begins full operations

Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power has announced the start of operations of the second phase of the $1.1bn Al-Dur 2 independent power and water producer (IWPP) plant in Bahrain

Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power has announced the start of operations of the second phase of the $1.1bn Al-Dur 2 independent power and water producer (IWPP) plant which it has developed in Bahrain.

The IWPP has a combined-cycle power generation capacity of 1,500MW and a reverse osmosis (RO) desalination capacity of 227,000 cubic metres per day (cm/d).

Acwa Power has a 60 per cent stake in the project, with Japan’s Mitsui and the local Almoayyed Contracting Group holding stakes of 30 per cent and 10 per cent respectively.

EPC works on the project were carried out by a consortium of China’s Sepco 3, PowerChina and Sidem.

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