Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has inaugurated the 700MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) M-Station Expansion plant at Jebel Ali, on the coast 35km southwest of Dubai city. The AD1.53bn ($417mn) project takes generating capacity of the M-Station plant to 2.89GW and total Dubai power generation capacity to 11.10GW.

Germany’s Siemens provided the two gas turbine generators and a heat recovery steam generator that comprise the extension plant. The project was awarded to Siemens in early 2015 and was originally intended for start-up in 2018 (MEES, 27 February 2015). (CONTINUED - 157 WORDS)