6 October power plant

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6 October power plant (محطة كهرباء 6 أكتوبر, محطة كهرباء توسيع 6 أكتوبر, also known as Cairo 6 October, 6 of October power plant ) is a 1518.7-megawatt (MW) diesel and natural gas power station in Giza governorate, Egypt.[1]

Location

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Background

The 6 of October power plant is an operating 1518.7MW station, owned by Cairo Electricity Production Company and located in Sheikh Zayed City, Giza, around 25 km from Cairo, Egypt. The first phase of the power station is a simple cycle power generation project. It consists of four indoor gas turbines with 600 MW which got commissioned in 2012.[2] The second phase is a combined cycle power generation project with a total capacity of 918 MW and got commissioned in two stages, starting with 600MW in 2015 and adding 318.7MW in  2019. [1][3]

Project Details

  • Owner: Cairo Electricity Production Company [100%][4]
  • Parent: Egyptian Electricity Holding Company [100%][5]
  • Location: Sheikh Zayed, Giza, Egypt
  • Coordinates: 30.0538, 31.0464 (exact)[6][7]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 1518.7 MW[1]
    • Unit CC1: Natural gas and diesel[8] combined cycle[3], 918.7 MW[3] (start-up in 2015-2019)[3]
    • Unit 4: Natural gas and diesel[8] gas turbine[3], 150 MW[3] (start-up in 2012)[3]
    • Unit 3: Natural gas and diesel[8] gas turbine[3], 150 MW[3] (start-up in 2012)[3]
    • Unit 2: Natural gas and diesel[8] gas turbine[3], 150 MW[3] (start-up in 2012)[3]
    • Unit 1: Natural gas and diesel[8] gas turbine[3], 150 MW[3] (start-up in 2012)[3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "شركة القاهرة لإنتاج الكهرباء". www.cairoepc.com. Retrieved 2022-04-14.
  2. "6 October I Power Plant 4X150 MW | PGESCo". Retrieved 2022-04-14.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 "Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, 2019-2020 Report. Page 20" (PDF).
  4. "Egypt List of Operating Power Plants-EGYPTROL". Archived from the original on July 14, 2021. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  5. "www.cairoepc.com/EN/moechart.html". Archived from the original on April 9, 2019.
  6. "www.cairoepc.com/6october.html". Archived from the original on July 14, 2021.
  7. "www.industryabout.com/country-territories-3/1539-egypt/fossil-fuels-energy/22699-6th-october-i-gas-power-plant". Archived from the original on July 14, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 "Egypt Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE), Egyptian Electricity Holding Company Annual Report 2018-2019" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved July 12, 2021.