Marib power station

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Marib power station (محطة مأرب الغازية الثانبة ، محطة " مأرب ، محطة مأرب الغازية) is an operating power station of at least 468-megawatts (MW) in Marib, Yemen with multiple units, some of which are not currently operating. It is also known as Ma'rib Power Station.

Location

Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Marib power station Marib, Marib, Yemen 15.552, 45.7717 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1-GT1, Unit 1-GT2, Unit 1-GT3, Unit 2-GT1, Unit 2-GT2, Unit 2-GT3, Unit 2-GT4: 15.552, 45.7717

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1-GT1 operating[2][3] gas[2][4] 114[5] gas turbine[2] not found 2010[5]
Unit 1-GT2 operating[2][3] gas[2][4] 114[5] gas turbine[2] not found 2010[5]
Unit 1-GT3 operating[2][3] gas[2][4] 114[5] gas turbine[2] not found 2010[5]
Unit 2-GT1 operating[2][6][7] gas[8] 126[2][9] gas turbine[8] not found 2022[9]
Unit 2-GT2 construction[2][6] gas[8] 100[2] gas turbine[8] not found not found
Unit 2-GT3 construction[2][6] gas[8] 100[2] gas turbine[8] not found not found
Unit 2-GT4 construction[2][6] gas[8] 100[2] gas turbine[8] not found not found

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1-GT1 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]
Unit 1-GT2 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]
Unit 1-GT3 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]
Unit 2-GT1 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]
Unit 2-GT2 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]
Unit 2-GT3 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]
Unit 2-GT4 Public Electricity Corporation[2] Public Electricity Corporation [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): power[4][10]
  • Captive industry: Other[4][10]


Articles and Resources

References

  1. WRI1022447
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 http://www.pec.com.ye/index.files/page535.htm. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 https://moee-ye.com/site-ar/2186/https://moee-ye.com/site-ar/2186/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 https://moee-ye.com/site-ar/%d8%a7%d9%84%d9%85%d8%b4%d8%a7%d8%b1%d9%8a%d8%b9/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 (PDF) https://www.energycharter.org/fileadmin/DocumentsMedia/Occasional/2019-Yemen_paper_final.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 https://marib-gov.com/news_details.php?sid=4155&lng=english. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://mogared.net/press/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%A1-%D8%A8%D8%AA%D8%B4%D8%BA%D9%8A%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%B1%D8%AD%D9%84%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AB%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D9%85%D9%86-%D9%85%D8%AD%D8%B7%D8%A9-%D9%85/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 https://www.turbomachinerymag.com/yemens-400mw-gas-fired-plant-to-start-power-supply-in-2014/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 https://marib-gov.com/news_details.php?sid=4148. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. 10.0 10.1 https://attaqa.net/2022/05/25/%D8%B5%D9%8A%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%A9-%D8%A3%D9%83%D8%A8%D8%B1-%D9%85%D8%AD%D8%B7%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D9%83%D9%87%D8%B1%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%A1-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D9%86-%D8%B9/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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