BAALBECK THERMOPOWER GAS TURBINE PLANT

Fast track construction of a 2 x 37.5 Megawatt Gas Turbine station in Baalbeck including all infrastructural works, steel, fuel tanks...  

Project was executed in a record 8 months from greenfield status to commercial operation.

 Work included equipment foundations, control & fire fight buildings, fencing & road works.  Also a 66 KV switchyard was constructed and equipments installed and commissioned by Ashada’s sister company Energroup s.a.r.l.  A fire fighting network was installed to cover all delivery and storage systems and related equipments were housed in a specially designed building.  A command building was constructed to house all control equipments.

 This Power Plant spearheaded the Lebanese Government effort to raise electrical production while other major production facilities were planned and procured.

Highlights

Employer:

    EGT / GEC Alsthom of France on behalf of Electricité Du Liban

Supervision:

    Electricité de France

Project Size:

    120,000 m2 industrial compound