Mostaganem power station

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Mostaganem power station is a 1,450-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction (completion expected within 2019) in Mostaganem Province, Algeria.[1][2][3]


The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Mostaganem, Mostaganem Province, Algeria.

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The Mostaganem power station was one out of six total projects launched in 2014 by Sonelgaz for the construction of combined cycle power stations. Samsung C&T won the bidding to construct the plant.[4] Initial plans stated that the plant was to be built by 2017, however, in 2018 construction was announced as continuing through 2019.[5] As of November 2019, African Power Platform lists the plant as under construction.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Société Algérienne de production d'électricité (SPE)
  • Parent company: Soc Algerienne Elec (Sonelgaz)
  • Location: Mostaganem, Mostaganem Province, Algeria
  • Coordinates: 36.019173, 0.127489 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 1,450 MW[6]
    • Combined-cycle units 1-2: 725 MW each (on average)

Articles and Resources


  1. Global Construction Review Samsung in $1.37bn Algerian power project Chartered Institute of Building, Feb 25, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mostaganem power plant African Power Platform, accessed Nov 18, 2019
  3. CCE NEWS TEAM Algeria builds 1,450 MW combined cycle power plant CCE News, May 11, 2018
  4. Matthew Korean Builders Win Five Power Plant Construction Projects in Algeria Business Korea February 21, 2014
  5. Keller Contract in Mostaganem, Algeria Press release, April 18, 2018
  6. Transmex DES CAPACITÉS AU SERVICE DE VOS EXIGENCES: Nos pincipales réalisations organizational website, accessed Nov. 18, 2019