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 (PCPC)
  • Parent company: Aramco Cogeneration JV
  • Location: Al-Hawiyah, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia
  • Coordinates: 24.803778, 49.352636 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 160 MW
    • Cogeneration unit: 160 MW (2016)
      • Gas Turbines 1-2: 80 MW each[1][3]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Our Plants, PCPC website, accessed Feb 14, 2020
  2. Saudi-Japanese consortium to build cogen plants, Utilities Middle East, Sep 1, 2013
  3. 7E POWER PLANTS Fact Sheet, GE website, accessed Feb 14 2020