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Green Duba power plant is 95% complete. This plant combines solar and gas turbines to generate electricity. This will help in low-carbon emissions for Saudi Arabia.
The plant has a capacity of 605 MW and it will cost $906.5 million or SR3.4 billion.
The Green Duba plant is being built with GE and represents Saudi Arabia’s first integration of a solar array with a combined-cycle plant and the first introduction of condensate as a gas turbine fuel.
Around 600,000 homes can receive the power supply for a year with this capacity in Saudi.
Currently, Saudi Electricity has 6 projects in progress worth SR5.5 billion. According to SPA, more projects worth SR1.6 billion are under consideration.
As per the Saudi Electricity, under development projects comprise the construction of a 210 km dual antenna, a high-voltage line that will cost SR249.6 million.
A smart-meter project has been fully completed while the Buhairah-Tabuk substation and its link to the network will cost SR683 million.