SEC is kicking off the tender process for a world-beating 5.4GW gas-fired plant.

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has invited expressions of interest from private sector developers for a combined cycle power plant to be built, financed and operated as an independent power producer (IPP) project.

The PP15 plant will have 5.4GW generating capacity, burning gas as its primary fuel. It will be built 90km northwest of Riyadh at Al-Wasia, and will sell its entire output to SEC under a long-term...