Three proposals received for power project in Kuwait

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Three proposals received for power project in Kuwait

Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has received proposals from prequalified companies and consortiums for Az-Zour North phase 2 power generation and water desalination project.

The consortia which have been qualified to participate in the Request for Proposals phase of the tender are:

  • International Company For Water and Power Projects, Al-Mulla Group Holding Company and Mitsui Company Consortium,
  • Marubeni Corporation and Fouad Al-Ghanim Sons Group of Companies Consortium,
  • Sumitomo Corporation, OSAKA Gas Company and National Industries Group Holding Consortium

The project will be the second phase of the Az-Zour North power generation and water production complex. It involves the development, design, engineering, construction, ownership, operation, maintenance and transfer of a power and desalination plant with a net capacity of at least 1,500 MW of power and at least 102 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) of desalinated water.

The project also includes the sale and purchase of associated power and water by the Ministry of Electricity and Water pursuant to an Energy Conversion and Water Purchase Agreement (ECWPA) for a term of 25 years commencing from the date of full commercial operation of the plant.

The new facilities will be located at the Az-Zour North Site on the Arabian Gulf coast approximately 100 km south of Kuwait City.

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