Suez Energy and Mitsui sign contracts for Ras Laffan C

25 March 2008
A consortium of Belgium’s Suez Energy International and Japan’s Mitsui & Company has signed the contract for the Ras Laffan C independent water and power project in Qatar.

The group will take a 40 per cent stake in the project company, with the remainder divided between QP and Qatar Electricity & Water Company.

The plant will have capacity of 2,730MW of power and 63 million gallons a day of desalinated water.

The estimated investment cost of the project is $3.7bn. The electricity and water produced from the plant will be bought by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) under a 25-year power and water purchase agreement.

The project company’s total revenues are expected to amount to $22.7bn over 27 years (MEED 12:3:08).

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