Al Ezzel Power Plant, Isle of Muharraq, Bahrain

Peltier, Robert
September 2007
Power;Sep2007, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the privatization of Bahrain-based Al Ezzel Power Plant. It is stated that Al Ezzel 950-megawatt (MW) plant, powered by two identical 2 x 1 combined-cycle units that burn natural gas, went commercial in May 2007. The plant has now become Bahrain's first independent power generating station that supplies about half of the national grid's demand. The plant was built by Al Ezzel Power Co. (AEPC), and it is stated that the plant's use of state-of-the-art technology to raise its efficiency and reliability and lower its operating and maintenance costs delivers big benefits to Bahrain.


Related Articles

  • Part Four: Prospective Sectors for Investment: Bahrain's Electricity Sector.  // Doing Business with Bahrain;2005, p135 

    Part 4 of the book "Doing Business With Bahrain: A Guide to Investment Opportunities and Business Practice" is presented. It discusses the status of the electricity sector in Bahrain. It provides information on the development of a Master Plan by the Ministry of Electricity and Water to meet the...

  • Power Politics: Enron Lives! Bradley, Robert L. // Power;Dec2009, Vol. 153 Issue 12, p156 

    The article presents the author's views on the business model of economist Kenneth L. Lay with reference to Enron Corp.'s natural gas strategy. He comments on the promotion of gas-fired power generation by Lay. He refers to the advantages of Enron's strategy to generate power from a gas fired...

  • COMBINED NATURAL GAS AND SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEATING AND COOLING IN THE CITY OF NIS IN SERBIA. Stefanović, Velimir P.; Bojić, Milorad Lj. // AIP Conference Proceedings;6/15/2010, Vol. 1239 Issue 1, p159 

    The use of conventional systems for heat and electricity production in Nisˇ and Serbia means a constant waste of energy, and money. This problem is present in both industrial and public sector. Using conventional systems, means not only low-energy efficient systems, and technologies, but...

  • CIS: Uzbekistan.  // Electrical Utilities of the World;2002, p346 

    The article presents information on the electricity generation sector of Uzbekistan. Various companies supply and distribute electricity in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan's maximum electric power generates from natural gas-powered plants. The country has also planned for the completion of the New Angren...

  • FERC's Latest Market Convergence Agenda: Gas and Electric Coordination. RIZZO, SANDRA E.; HUG, STEPHEN J. // Power Engineering;Oct2013, Vol. 117 Issue 10, p6 

    The article focuses on the data requests that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued on June 4, 2013 to each of the country's Independent System Operators and Regional Transmission Organizations to explore advances to the coordination of the natural gas and electric markets....

  • CLATSKANIE. Clarren, Rebecca; Cooper, Kim // Oregon Business Magazine;Nov2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p15 

    Reports that Portland, Oregon-based Portland General Electric Co. has broken ground at Port Westward on what the company claims will be the most efficienct natural gas-fired power plant in the Northwest.

  • CHP maker picks Grantham factory for engine contract.  // Professional Engineering;1/16/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p13 

    The article reports on the establishment of an engine for a micro-combined heat and power (CHP) unit called the HomePowerPlant system for homes by Autocraft of Grantham, Lincolnshire in England. Disenco Energy PLC chooses Autocraft after considering options including overseas sourcing. CHP is...

  • Power struggle.  // Oregon Business Magazine;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p51 

    Reports on the status of the electric power industry in Oregon. Importance of hydropower as the primary energy supply; Electric power production activity of natural gas plants; Increase in the prices of natural gas.

  • SembCorp plans third UK CHP.  // Modern Power Systems;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p61 

    The article reports on the proposed third combined heat and power (CHP) project by SembCorp Utilities Pte. Ltd. in England. The company announced to develop a 36 million British pound CHP facility at its Wilton site, near Teesside in the northeast of the region. The natural gas fired plant will...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics