Rabigh Independent Water, Steam and Power Plant - Hero Image
Rabigh Independent Water, Steam and Power Plant
PROJECT NAME Rabigh Independent Water, Steam and Power Plant
LOCATION Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
CLIENT Rabigh Arabian Water & Electricity Co. (RAWEC)
SCOPE Construction of a 600 MW power plant and 7,000 ton/day desalination plant
DURATION 36 Months
DATE OF COMPLETION November 2008

Construction of a 600 MW power plant and 7,000 ton/day desalination plant

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) was awarded the EPC contract to design and construct on a full turnkey basis the Reverse Osmosis (RO) Desalination Plant and the Power Generation Plant, and contracted CCC to carry out the civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation works for both the Desalination Plant and the Power Plant.

The power plant features major environmental equipment to limit SO² emissions by utilizing nine Electrostatic Precipitators (EP) and three high efficiency limestone-gypsum process Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) units.

Construction of a 600 MW power plant and 7,000 ton/day desalination plant
Rabigh Independent Water, Steam and Power Plant - Slide 1
Rabigh Independent Water, Steam and Power Plant - Slide 2
Rabigh Independent Water, Steam and Power Plant - Slide 3

MORE INFORMATION

The major components of the water and power plants are mainly comprised of:

  • Nine boilers/steam generators with flue gas cleaning facilities (470 ton/h each)
  • Five sets of steam turbine generators (120 MW each)
  • Sixteen trains (500 m³/h each) of desalination units and associated auxiliaries.