Damanhour New power station

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Damanhour New power station is a proposed 1,800-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Al Buhayrah Governorate, Egypt.[1][2]


The map below shows the exact location of the proposed power station located 4.5 km to the northwest of the city of Damanhour within the Zaweyat Ghazal suburb. The location is in the Al Buhayrah Governorate, Egypt.[2]

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: West Delta Electricity Production Company
  • Parent company: West Delta Electricity Production Company
  • Location: Zaweyat Ghazal - Damanhour City, Al Buhayrah Governorate, Egypt
  • Coordinates: 31.085541, 30.428715 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 1,800 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 900 MW (to start 2019)
    • Combined-cycle unit: 900 MW (to start 2019)

Articles and Resources


  1. Egypt Scientific Work Team Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of the New Damanhour Power Plant(1800 MW) West Delta for Electricity Production Company (WDEPC), July 2015, accessed Nov. 13, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 European Investment Bank Non-Technical Summary for the New Damanhour Power Plant accessed Nov. 2019