Umm al Nar Independent Water and Power Plant, Abu Dhabi

ACC were subcontracted for civil, structural, building and external works and the outfall channel for both the power and desalination elements at the Umm al Nar Independent Water and Power Plant.

The IWPP involved Arabian Power decommissioning the existing 850MW of generating capacity at the site and installing 1550MW of new build to be constructed by Toshiba and based on Frame 9 gas turbines from the US’ General Electric Power Systems (GE). In addition, 25 million gallons a day (g/d) of new multi-stage flash (MSF) capacity was added by Japan’s Hitachi Zosen Corporation to the plant’s 70 million g/d of recently installed capacity