Luxor Project power station

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Luxor Project power station, also known as Dairut IPP, is a cancelled 2,250-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the Luxor Governorate, Egypt.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Nagaa Hamadi, Al Hanadi, Esna, Luxor Governorate

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Background

In late 2020 ACWA awarded the EPC contract to Chinese firm Sepco 3, while also delaying the project start date one year to 2024.[2] However, ACWA Power's 2020 annual report notes lack of progress on the project and that it will be removed from the portfolio after June 2021.[3] It is also no longer listed on their website as of July 2021 and is therefore presumed cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: ACWA Power Development
  • Parent company: ACWA Power Development
  • Location: Nagaa Hamadi, Al Hanadi, Esna, Luxor Governorate
  • Coordinates: 25.410934, 32.565571 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (cancelled): 2,250 MW[4]
    • Combined-cycle units 1-3: 750 MW per unit (to start 2024)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. ACWA Dairut IPP organizational website, accessed Nov 14, 2019
  2. Egypt: Sepco 3 Bags 2.4GW Luxor IPP, Mees, Dec 4, 2020
  3. ACWA Power Annual Report 2020, ACWA Power
  4. Power Technology ACWA Power signs deal to build $2.3bn power plant in Egypt Power Technology Nov. 2, 2018