Saudi Arabia: new power plant for ACC

Saudi Arabia: new power plant for ACC
Published: 08 June 2016


Arabian Cement Company (ACC), Saudi Arabia, has awarded MAN Diesel & Turbo a contract to build a 40MW power plant.

The plant will be equipped with two 18V48/60 TS engines and will provide power to a cement factory in Rabigh, on the Red Sea coast. The new power plant will be operated by heavy fuel oil and diesel oil.

Construction of the first phase of the plant is scheduled for 2016-17. With the completion of two additional phases, including the installation of a further four engines, the plant’s total capacity will reach 120MW. MAN Diesel & Turbo is responsible for the construction of the entire plant.