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Umm Al Houl Gas Thermal IWPP Project

In May 2015, Tokyo Electric Power Company (since renamed and referred to herein as “TEPCO”) and Mitsubishi Corporation in cooperation with Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC), Qatar Petroleum (QP), and Qatar Foundation (QF) agreed to a 25-year long term power and water purchase agreement with the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) to sell electricity and water. The project company, Umm Al Houl Power have completed construction of gas thermal power generation plants(2,520MW) and water desalination facilities (daily output of 620,000 tons) 20km south of the Qatari capital, Doha and started to operate, maintain the facilities and supply electricity and water for 25 years.
JERA succeeded to this project from TEPCO Fuel & Power in July 2016.

Project Outline

Company name Umm Al Houl Power
Power Plant Name Umm Al Houl Thermal Power and Desalination Plant

Qatar(Approx. 20km south of the capital Doha)

Output/water desalination volume 2,520MW, 620,000 tons/day (as of March 2018)
Power generation method Combined-cycle
Fuel Natural gas
Operating since Operation started partially in 2017, full operation started in 2018
Investors JERA, QEWC, QP, QF, Mitsubishi Corporation

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