Sonelgaz (Algeria) signs contracts for CCGT power plants (8 GW)

21 Feb 2014

SPE (Société Algérienne de Production de l’Electricité), a subsidiary of the Sonelgaz group, has signed six contracts for the construction of CCGT power plants in Algeria, with a capacity ranging between 1,200 MW and 1,600 MW each. The six projects are part of Sonelgaz's 2013-2017 development plan and will require a total investment of about US$4bn. South Korean consortium Hyundai E&C - Deawoo will build the 1,376 MW Oumache CCGT plant in the Biskra wilaya and the 1,436 MW (1,600 MW gross) Bellara plant in the Jijel wilaya. Samsung C&T will be in charge of the construction of the Sonaghter plant in the Mostaganem wilaya (1,480 MW) and of the 1,202 MW Naâma plant (Mecheria), while Duro Felguera will carry out that of the Djelfa plant (1,280 MW) in Ain Ouessara. The construction of the 1,280 MW Kais CCGT plant in the Khenchela wilaya was awarded to GS-Daelim. They are all expected to be commissioned in 2017.

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