Mitsubishi Power upgrades Kuwait power plant
Kuwait, Kuwait City: The company wins long-term contract to optimize performance of the biggest power plant in Kuwait, Sabiya Power and Water Distillation Station.
Mitsubishi Power was awarded the power optimization contract by the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water and Renewable Energy (MEWRE), in line with upholding Kuwait Vision 2035. The gas-fired combined-cycle power plant has a 2 GW current capacity and is located at Al Jahrah near Kuwait City.
Mitsubishi Power will provide major plant upgrades and utilize leading technologies to lengthen the plant’s service life by up to 20 years.
“As Kuwait embarks on its next phase of ambitious growth in line with Vision 2035, we are committed to continue supporting the Ministry in expanding its power infrastructure and ushering its transition towards a low carbon society,” said Khalid Salem, President of Middle East & Africa at Mitsubishi Power.
The Kuwait Vision 2035 aims to improve the efficiency of the country’s power and water infrastructure and sets renewable energy targets.