|Approval Date||19 Dec 1986|
|Signature Date||30 Oct 1987|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 1997|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 1997|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||23260|
The Damietta Power Project is designed to meet the growing electricity needs in Egypt. It provides for the construction of a combined cycle power plant, fueled with natural gas and /or fuel with a capacity of 600 MW and the installation of lines necessary for the transmission of electricity, for connection to the national grid , the construction of a gas pipeline from the Abu Madi gas field and related consultancy services. The main components of the project are as follows : A) Gas turbine generators; B) Civil works (phase I); C) Swithyard; D) Heat recovery boilers; E) Steam turbine generators; F) Civil works (phase II); G) General mechanical/ electrical works; H) Transmission lines; I) Gas pipeline; and J) consultancy services.
The main objective of the project is to economically compensate for the lack of electricity production by Egypt's unified electricity system; this production deficit is expected to reach about 978 MW, or 13% of total peak demand in 1990.
The final beneficiaries of the project are the people of Damietta Governorate and the entire Egyptian population.
African Development Bank
Egyptian Electricity Authority (EEA)
|Last Update||20 Jan 2022|