Riyadh City-14 power station

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Riyadh City-14 power station (also called Riyadh PP14 Combined Cycle Power Plant) is an operating 272-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, located in Ar Riyad Region, Saudi Arabia.[1] It has additional units under construction to reach a planned final capacity of 1,632 MW.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Dhurma - Riyadh, Ar Riyad Region, Saudi Arabia.

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Background

In 2013, GE signed a contract with Saudi Electricity Company to provide the turbines and other equipment for PP14.[2]

In September 2019, operators fired up "the first gas turbine and generator unit".[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)
  • Parent company: Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)
  • Location: south of Riyadh, Ar Riyad Region, Saudi Arabia[2]
  • Coordinates: 24.6124, 46.1518 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 272 MW
    • Gas turbine unit 1: 272 MW (started 2019)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 1,360 MW
    • Gas turbine unit 2: 272 MW (to start 2020)[4]
    • Gas turbine unit 3: 272 MW (to start 2020)[4]
    • Gas turbine unit 4: 272 MW (to start 2020)[4]
    • Gas turbine unit 5: 272 MW (to start 2020)[4]
    • Gas turbine unit 6: 272 MW (to start 2020)[4]

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