EPC Power Systems

Al-Khums Fast Track Simple Cycle Power Plant


About Project

  • Project Title : Al-Khums Fast Track Simple Cycle Power Plant
  • Capacity: 550 MW
  • Equipment : 2 x GE 9FA MS9001FA
  • Voltage Level : 220 kV
  • Commencement Date : June 2014
  • Delivery Date : February 2017
  • Employer : General Electricity Company of Libya
  • Scope : Lump Sum Turnkey EPC Prime Contractor​
  • 14.01.2014

Description of Project

    The 550 MW Simple Cycle Power Plant will be constructed in Al-Khums located 100 km away of Tripoli, the capital city of Libya. The power plant is a turnkey project Çalık Enerji has taken over for all aspects including engineering, construction, mounting, testing, commissioning.

    The project will be finalized in December 2016 with around 500 people to be employed.

    With 1-year guarantee term, the project's maintenance has also been taken over by Çalık Enerji for 12 years.

    In the wake of the revolution, Libyan Ministry of Electricity signed the first contract for its own major power generation plant with Çalık Enerji.

    The site operations of the project were kicked off in the first week of December as staff recruitment is still in progress.

    Khoms Power Plant will generate 6% of the current electricity capacity of the Libya and substantially reduce the energy shortages especially affecting the western side of the country where the population has been gathered. The project will also meet power requirement of Al-Khums in an incessant way.