Algeria Completes 1.2GW Plant, Building 11.2GW New Capacity


Spain’s Iberdrola has finished commissioning a 1.2GW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant at Koudiet in Algeria that will meet 18% of the country’s electricity demand. Iberdrola and US firm General Electric (GE) built the three-unit plant under a €1.47bn contract from SKD, a joint venture of state gas and electricity utility Sonelgaz and state petroleum company Sonatrach.

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