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World's largest gas-powered plant completed

Record-breaking Jubail plant in Saudi will generate 2,750MW

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World's largest gas-powered power plant in Jubail has been completed, with a generating capacity of 2,750MW.
World's largest gas-powered power plant in Jubail has been completed, with a generating capacity of 2,750MW.

The world’s largest gas-powered power station has been completed in Saudi Arabia, according to Hyundai Heavy Industries, a contractor on the project.

Constructed as part of a $2.7 billion contract for a power and desalination facility in the Kingdom, the Jubail was commissioned by state-run company Marafiq back in 2007 and was won by a consortium including Hyundai Heavy Industries, GE and French firm Sidem.

At 2,750 megawatts, the $1.1 billion plant’s generating capacity will form almost 10 per cent of Saudi Arabia’s total power output,
 

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