ADWEA\GDF SUEZ – Mirfa Independent Water and Power Plant 1600 MW – Abu Dhabi - Project Profile
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The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and GDF SUEZ are undertaking the development of Independent Water and Power Plant project at Abu Dhabi, the UAE.
The project involves the construction of a 1,600MW power plant and an associated membrane desalination plant with a capacity of 238,665m3 water per day.
The project will be composed of a combined cycle power plant with a net generating capacity of 1,000MW to 1,100MW and four gas turbines with a total generating capacity of 400MW.
The project will include the construction of a powerhouse and a substation, the installation of turbines, generators, transformers and the laying of transmission lines.
The project will be developed on Build Own Operate (BOO) basis.
In June 2012, Abu Dhabi Executive Council (ADEC) approved the project. In July 2012, ADWEA selected HSBC as the financial advisor. Chadbourne & Parke LLC as to advise a bidding consortium on its bid for the project related to finance matters.
In October 2012, ADWEA issued a request for proposal to the pre-qualified bidders with a submission deadline of February 13, 2013.
On March 6, 2013, six pre-qualified bidders submitted bids for the IWPP project. The bidders are:
1. Marubeni led consortium comprising Osaka Gas, Kansai, Alstom, Samsung E&C, Acciona and ABB.
2. Sembcorp led consortium comprising Itochu Corporation, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Abinsa and Mitsubishi Corporation.
3. ACWA power led consortium comprising Doosan, Hyflux and GE.
4. GDF Suez led consortium comprising Sojitz, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Degremont and Ansaldo STS.
5. EDF led consortium comprising Mitsubishi Corporation, GE and Sidem.
6. Sumitomo Corporation led consortium comprising Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC), Siemens and Cadagua.
In May 2013, Siemens was awarded a turnkey contract to supply a high-voltage grid substation. Siemens will supply, deliver, install, test and transfer the 400/220/33-kV grid substation and components, including gas-insulated switchgears, 500 MVA and 100 MVA transformers, reactors and all other supporting technology.
In July 2014, GDF SUEZ signed the 25-year Power and Water Purchase Agreement (PWPA) with ADWEA.
GDF Suez led consortium comprising Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Degremont and Ansaldo STS, was awarded BOO contract on July 3, 2014.
Degremont, a subsidiary of SUEZ Environment, will be responsible for the new seawater Reverse Osmosis (RO) facility as a subcontractor.
In October 2014, the project achieved financial closure. In fourth quarter of 2014, ABB was awarded US$28 million supply contract, ABB will design, supply, install and commission the new plant’s electrical system.
In January 2015, The domestic banks in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (First Gulf Bank, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Union National Bank and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank) committed US$500 million of Senior Debt.
On February 3, 2015, Hyundai appointed Atkins Global to provide engineering design services. Atkins will also provide civil design review and assistance in building permitting from the Western Region Municipality of Abu Dhabi along with assistance towards conformity to the Estidama sustainability framework and international environmental standards.
The construction is scheduled for completion by the fourth quarter of 2017.
The project involves the construction of a power generating facility and a membrane desalination plant with a capacity of 52.5 million gallons of water per day at Mirfa in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.
The US$1,500 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 1,600MW power plant
2. Construction of a powerhouse
3. Construction of a substation
4. Construction of a desalination plant
5. Installation of turbines, generators, transformers
6. Laying of transmission lines
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