Jubail (SWCC) Power Station

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Jubail (SWCC) Power Station (also known as Jubail Phase 3 power station) is a proposed 3,000-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Al-Jubail, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia.

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Announced in 2018, the power plant project includes water desalination facilities.[1]

In August 2019, Saudi Water Partnership Company announced ten qualified bidders for the project, which had been revised from "an integrated water desalination and power plant of 1,170,000 m3/day of potable water capacity and 3,000 MW of power" to "two IWPs of 600,000 m3/day potable water capacity for Jubail-3A and 570,000 m3/day potable water capacity for Jubail-3B"[2] that will also "produce 3,000 MW of electricity with their related facilities".[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC)[4]
  • Parent company: Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC)[5]
  • Location: 18 km south of the Jubail Industrial City at the Arabian Gulf Coast, Al-Jubail, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia
  • Coordinates: 26.9598, 49.5687 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 3,000 MW[1]
    • Combined-cycle unit: 3,000 MW (no start-up date)

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Developers invited for Jubail Phase 3 IWPP, Trade Arabia, Mar 13, 2018
  2. Cristina Novo , Qualified bidders for Jubail-3 IWPs announced, Smart Water Magazine, Aug 13, 2019
  3. SWCC - Jubail Desalination Plant Phase 3, ZAWYA, Apr 17 2019
  4. Jubail Phase 3 Independent Water & Power Project, Zawya, accessed August 3, 2020
  5. Saline Water Conversion Corporation, Wikipedia, accessed August 3, 2020