Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Sultan inaugurates Al Layyah station new expansion - GulfToday

Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Sultan inaugurates Al Layyah station new expansion

Sheikh Sultan reviews the Al Layyah station project.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated, on Tuesday, the new expansion of the Al Layyah station, a project with a total cost of Dhs2.1 billion and a total capacity of 1,026 megawatts.

The Ruler of Sharjah was briefed on the project, which comes within the framework of developing the electricity production sector system and is SEWGA largest investment in the field of energy in the emirate.

The project aims to increase the production capacity of the station and contribute to raising its operational efficiency, in addition to reducing carbon emissions.

Sheikh Sultan and the audience watched a video on the stages of development of Al Layyah station new expansion, and the modern works and technologies that will be used.

Sheikh Sultan was briefed on the model of Al Layyah station project, which includes two gas turbines with a capacity of 345 megawatts, two boilers to recover waste heat, and a steam turbine with a capacity of 336 megawatts, whereas the total installed capacity of the new expansion will reach 1,026 megawatts, and the operational efficiency will reach 58%, in addition to reducing the volume of carbon emissions by 2.2 tons annually.

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