Hawiyah Cogeneration power station

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Hawiyah Cogeneration power station is an operating 160-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia.[1]


The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the proposed power station in Al-Hawiyah, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia.

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In 2013, Saudi Aramco signed agreements with a Japanese-Saudi consortium to build and operate cogeneration power plants at Abqaiq, Hawiyah and Ras Tanura for Aramco's industrial activities in those places.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Power Cogeneration Plant Company
  • Parent company: Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)
  • Location: Al-Hawiyah, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia
  • Coordinates: 24.803778, 49.352636 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 160 MW
    • Unit 1: 80 MW gas turbine with CHP[3] (started 2016)[1][4]
    • Unit 2: 80 MW gas turbine with CHP[3] (started 2016)[1][4]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Our Plants, PCPC website, accessed Feb 14, 2020
  2. Saudi-Japanese consortium to build cogen plants, Utilities Middle East, Sep 1, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 Electricity Generation by Station Capacities in Saudi Arabia, KAPSARC, accessed August 12, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 7E POWER PLANTS Fact Sheet, GE website, accessed Feb 14 2020