World’s largest combined cycle power plants completed

Muscat: In collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Siemens and its consortium partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, announced on Wednesday the completion of the Egypt megaproject in record time.

The parties celebrated the combined cycle commissioning and the start of operations at the BeniSuef, Burullus and New Capital power plants. The stations will add a total of 14.4 gigawatts (GW) of power generation capacity to Egypt’s national grid, enough power to supply up to 40 million people with reliable electricity.

Published in Times of Oman, 25th July, 2018