Canadian firm Capgent has signed a US$1.66 billion deal with the Iraqi electricity ministry to build 10 fuel oil-fired power plants of 100 megawatts each to help battle electricity shortages in the country, a ministry spokesman said yesterday.
ABB has won an order worth about US$22 mn to supply electrical equipment and power systems for the Az Zour South power plant upgrade project in Kuwait.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) intends to double the size of its planned coal-fired power plant.
Baghdad Co. for Gas Turbines Ltd. won a contract worth US$129.9mn to build a 500 MW power station in Najaf governorate in southern Iraq.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction won orders for facilities and equipment worth US$282mn for a power plant in Saudi Arabia.
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