Kais power station

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Kais power station also known as the Khenchela Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 1,266-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction (as of June 2019) in Khenchela Province, Algeria.[1][2] The construction is a joint-venture of GS Engineering & Construction and Daelim Industrial.[3]


The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Kais, Khenchela Province, Algeria.[2]

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Construction of the Kais Power station began in March of 2017 as a joint-venture of GS Engineering & Construction and Daelim Industrial.[1][3] Zawya.com states that the project is delayed, as of April 8, 2019.[2] While the African Power Platform classifies the project as "under construction" as of November 2019.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Société Algérienne de Production de l'Electricité (SPE)[4]
  • Parent company: Société Algérienne de Production de l'Electricité (SPE)
  • Location: Kais, Khenchela Province, Algeria
  • Coordinates: 35.4929, 6.9263 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 1,266 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-2: 633 MW each (on average)

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Belt & Road Weekly KAIS power station project in Algeria starts construction xinhua silk road, March 23, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Sonelgaz - Emergency Power Generation Construction Programme - Kais Power Plant Zawya.com, April 8, 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 Korean EPC selects Siveco for power plant CMMS & DMS Siveco China, Dec. 27, 2017
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kais Combined Cycle Gas-Fired Power Plant African Power Platform, accessed Nov. 18, 2019