OMAN’S SALALAH 2 INDEPENDENT POWER PLANT OPENS TODAY

Dhofar Generating Company, celebrates today, Thursday, the opening of Salalah 2 Independent Power Plant, in the Governorate of Dhofar, under the patronage of Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq al-Said.

Salalah 2 Independent Power Plant, has a capacity of 445 megawatts, bringing Dhofar Generating Company’s capacity to 718 megawatts, across the two existing and new stations, at a cost of RO 240 million (USD 624 million).

The capacity of the new power plant will contribute to meeting the growing demand for electricity, due to construction, industrial and tourism boom, witnessed by the Governorate of Dhofar.

Dhofar Generating Company was established in 2015, with the partnership of Mitsui, with 45 percent, ACWA Power with 45 percent, and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding, by 10 percent.– NNN-ONA