Aqaba Thermal Power Station
 
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Aqaba power plant is located in the south-western border of Jordan, approximately 22 km south of the town of Aqaba and 1 km from the Red Sea. The plant site is some 35 meters above sea level and located in the middle of an industrial area. It consists of five steam turbines units, each nominally rated at 130 MW gross and two hydraulic turbines with total capacity 6 MW.

Aqaba Power Station

 

Rated capacity (MW)

656

Fuel used
Natural gas & Heavy Fuel oil
Cooling method
By sea water

Components of ATPS Steam units

Boilers

Unit
Rated Capacity (MW el)
Fuel (HFO, LFO, NG)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
Unit 1
130
NG+HFO+LFO
1985
Mitsubishi
RRP
Unit 2
130
NG+HFO+LFO
1985
Mitsubishi
RRP
Unit 3
130
NG+HFO+LFO
1996
ABB
Natural Circulating
Unit 4
130
NG+HFO+LFO
1996
ABB
Natural Circulating
Unit 5
130
NG+HFO+LFO
1996
ABB
Natural Circulating

Steam Turbines

Unit
Capacity (MW el)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
Unit 1
130
1985
Franco Tosi
TVW 20R/2
Unit 2
130
1985
Franco Tosi
TVW 20R/2
Unit 3
130
1996
ABB PGL
DKY2-2063
Unit 4
130
1996
ABB PGL
DKY2-2063
Unit 5
130
1996
ABB PGL
DKY2-2063

Electrical Generators

Unit
 Capacity (MVA)
Rated Voltage (kV)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
Unit 1
160
15
1985
Ercole Marell
SGTHC-244402
Unit 2
160
15
1985
Ercole Marell
SGTHC-244402
Unit 3
160
15
1996
ABB PGL
WX212-092LLT
Unit 4
160 15
1996
ABB PGL
WX212-092LLT
Unit 5
160
15
1996
ABB PGL WX212-092LLT

Generator Transformer

Unit
 Capacity (MVA)
 Voltage (kV/kV)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
Unit 1
160
15/132
1984
OTE
ONAF
Unit 2
160
15/132
1984
OTE
ONAF
Unit 3
160
15/400
1996
ABB
ONAF
Unit 4
160 15/400
1996
ABB
ONAF
Unit 5
160
15/400
1996
ABB ONAF

Accumulated Statistics in (2014)

Unit

Generated energy

Consumed energy

Sent out energy

Fuel Consumption

Running hours

(MWh)

(MWh)

(MWh)

(GJ)

(hr)

Unit 1

938,495

77,724

860,771

9,200,038

218,328

Unit 2

948,615

73,607

875,008

9,294,782

223,748

Unit 3

759,505

54,678

704,827

7,447,523

122,023

Unit 4

862,350

66,876

759,394

8,454,529

125,614

Unit 5

916,185

67,395

848,790

8,970,058

121,411

Hydro 1

19,701

-

19,701

-

-

Hydro 2

21,934

-

21,934

-

-

Total

4,466,705

340,280

4,126,425

43,366,596

811,124

Performance Indicators in (2014)

Unit

Availability (%)

Unplanned outage Factor (% )

planned outage Factor (% )

Efficiency (%) Sent out

Heat rate(KJ/KWh)

Sent out

Unit 1

95.33

1.33

3.33

33.68

10,688

Unit 2

96.34

0.11

3.55

33.89

10,623

Unit 3

78.53

3.00

18.46

34.07

10,566

Unit 4

89.54

7.09

3.37

33.87

10,629

Unit 5

93.73

4.18

2.10

34.06

10,568

Hydro 1

96.92

3.08

0.00

-

-

Hydro 2

86.87

13.13

0.00

-

-

Total

90.68

3.20

6.11

34.25

10,509