Abu Dhabi’s Taqa and its partners in the 2.4GW Fujairah F3 independent power producer (IPP) project have awarded a contract for three gas turbine generators to Japan’s Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS).

The $1.14bn F3 will be the UAE’s largest combined cycle gas turbine CCGT plant. It is scheduled for summer 2022 start-up, hitting full commercial operation in 2023. Taqa and state investment house Mubadala will jointly own 60%, and Japan’s Marubeni 40%. (CONTINUED - 248 WORDS)