Qena power station

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Qena power station or Al-Marashda Power Station is a proposed 1,300-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Qena Governorate, Egypt.[1][2]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Al Marashdah, Al Waqf, Qena Governorate, Egypt.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Upper Egypt Electricity Production
  • Parent company: The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC)
  • Location: Al Marashdah, Al Waqf, Qena Governorate, Egypt
  • Coordinates: 26.096822, 32.479740 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 1,300 MW
    • Gas turbine units 1-2: 650 MW per unit (to start 2027)[3]

Articles and Resources


  1. رجب آدم بالصور| إنشاء محطة كهرباء المراشدة في قنا توفر 3500 فرصة عمل Elwatnews.com Dec. 4, 2016
  2. Upper Egypt Electricity Production المشورة الاجتماعية لإنشاء محطة كهرباء المراشدة بمحافظة قنا... organizational website, accessed Nov 21, 2019
  3. Mohamed Farag [1] Daily News Egypt Nov. 20, 2017