Poyry has won a $53m owner’s engineer services contract for the conventional steam power plant and 380 KV substation in Shuqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) awarded the assignment, which includes the design review and site supervision of the complete power plant, the 380 KV substation, the flue gas cleaning system, seawater intake and all related auxiliary systems.

This new Conventional Steam Power Project, Shuqaiq, will be located at the coast in the Western Province of Saudi Arabia.

Shuqaiq power plant consists of four 660 MW heavy fuel oil fired supercritical boilers, a 380 kV substation, related seawater intake, flue gas cleaning system and all necessary auxiliaries. It will have a generation capacity of 2640 MW. The project is an important milestone to meet the fast growing energy demand in the country.

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