Az Zour South power plant

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Az Zour South power plant (محطة الزور لتوليد الطاقة الكهربائية) is a 5695-megawatt (MW) crude oil-, fuel oil-, natural gas-, and waste heat power station in Al Ahmadi governorate, Kuwait.

Location

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Project Details

  • Owner: Ministry of Electricity and Water Kuwait [100%][1]
  • Parent: Ministry of Electricity and Water Kuwait [100%][2]
  • Location: Zour, Al Ahmadi, Kuwait
  • Coordinates: 28.7055, 48.3701 (exact)[3][4][5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 5695 MW
    • Unit ST4: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1988)[6]
    • Unit ST3: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1988)[6]
    • Unit ST2: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1987)[6]
    • Unit ST1: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1987)[6]
    • Unit CC2-2: Natural gas[9] combined cycle[10], 515 MW[10] (start-up in 2008-2013)[10]
    • Unit CC2-1: Natural gas[9] combined cycle[10], 680 MW[10] (start-up in 2008-2013)[10]
    • Unit CC1-2: Natural gas[9] combined cycle[10], 800 MW[10] (start-up in 2005-2010)[10]
    • Unit CC1-1: Natural gas[9] combined cycle[10], 800 MW[10] (start-up in 2004-2010)[10]
    • Unit 3-GT12: Natural gas[9] gas turbine[6][9], 250 MW[6] (start-up in 2015)[6]
    • Unit 3-GT11: Natural gas[9] gas turbine[6][9], 250 MW[6] (start-up in 2015)[6]
    • Unit ST5: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1988)[6]
    • Unit ST6: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1988)[6]
    • Unit ST8: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1989)[6]
    • Unit ST7: Natural gas, fuel oil, and crude oil[6][7] steam turbine[6], 300 MW[6][8] (start-up in 1989)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 250 MW

Articles and Resources

References

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