Saudi Arabia Power & Water Project of the Year

24 March 2015

Qurayyah Independent Power Plant (IPP)

Entrant: Hajr Electricity Production Company

Project owner: Hajr Electricity Production Company

EPC contractor: Samsung C&T

Consultants: Black & Veatch; Fichtner

Architects: Black & Veatch; Fichtner

Project management company: Hajr Electricity Production Company

Description: Hajr Electricity Production Company’s Qurayyah IPP is a landmark greenfield project in the energy sector. Generating about 8 per cent of Saudi Arabia’s total electricity, it provides power at the lowest tariff without having an impact on the environment. It was developed on a build, own, operate basis and is the largest IPP combined-cycle gas-fired power plant in the world. Hajr says its aim is to deliver projects on time, within budget and with the highest possible standards of safety and quality. It also aims to operate the plant with maximum efficiency to add value to the global energy sector.

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