Kuwait has added 1.5GW to its gas-fired power capacity with the completion of the Al-Zour North plant in the Kuwaiti sector of the Saudi/Kuwait Neutral Zone. France’s Engie and partners are building the combined cycle gas-fired power station and a linked desalination plant under Kuwait’s first – and so far only – public-private partnership (PPP).

While the 1.5GW power plant delivered its first electricity in December 2015, construction is now complete and the plant...