UAE inaugurates 2 GW Fujairah F2 power plant

The UAE’s largest power and desalination plant, the 2 GW and 130 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) Fujairah F2 facility, was inaugurated on 9 May.
 
The plant is the second largest of its type in the world, and took 7600 people three years to construct, according to Utilities Middle East. The latest addition to the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority’s power and water network, the F2 plant has been operating successfully since January this year, and is owned and maintained by the Fujairah Asia Power Company.
 
The F2 plant is gas powered, and utilizes three gas turbine combined-cycle blocks, which incorporate five gas turbines and three steam turbines, a 100 MIGD Multiple Effect Distillation desalination plant based on 12, 8.3 MIGD MED units, and a 30 MIGD reverse osmosis desalination section.
 

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