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Algeria steps up gas-fired power capacity

Samsung C&T has won a contract to build two combined-cycle gas-fired power plants in Algeria.

The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract has been awarded by Sonelgaz Electricity Production Company (SPE), and the $1.37bn contract covers construction of two power facilities in Mostaganem and Nama.
Mostaganem CCPP
The Mostaganem station is expected to have electricity generating capacity of 1450 MW, while the Nama facility will have 1163 MW capacity upon its completion.

Algeria’s government plans to build six new combined-cycle power plants (CCPPs) by 2017 to address growing demand of electricity.

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