Capacity at three power plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be expanded under an agreement signed on Monday between Saudi Aramco and cogeneration supplier Tihama Power Generation Co, a joint venture between International Power and Saudi Oger.

Aramco generates power both through third-party companies that operate and produce electricity and also through its own power assets reports Al Arabiya News.

It plans to double its power generation capacity to 4 GW by 2015 as it brings new projects on stream.

Aramco has cogeneration plants in Berri, Uthmaniyah, Qatif, Abqaiq, Riyadh, Yanbu, Jeddah, Shaybah, Juaymah, Shedgum, Ras Tanura.

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