El Kureimat Cc Power Plant Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 27 Jul 2005
Signature Date 18 Oct 2005
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2012
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2012
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23260
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 133,829,264.24
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present project relates to the El Kureimat Cc Power Plant Project. It involves the construction of 750 MW (2x250 MW gas turbine and 1x250 MW steam turbine) Combined Cycle (CC) power plant in the premises of the existing El Kureimat Steam Power Station. The project, when completed, would contribute towards making available sufficient and reliable power to the various consumers including the households, agriculture, business and industries to improve the quality of life of the population and promote economic growth. The project components comprise the following components: A) civil works; B) supply and installation of gas turbine generator; C) supply and installation of steam turbine; D) supply and installation of heat recovery steam generator; E) supply and installation of switchyard; F) supply and installation of environmental monitoring equipment; G) wrap up insurance; and H) project management.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to increase generation capacity to partly meet the electricity demand in the short-to-medium term.


The final beneficiary of the project is the Egyptian population.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company/ Egyptian Electricity Holding Company


IATI identifier 46002-P-EG-FAA-012
Last Update 28 Nov 2022


Contact Details

Name EL-ASKARI Khaled Mohamed Samir
Email k.elaskari@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Egypt
Coordinates Location Name
29.2944 31.2183 Al Kuraymat