Risha Gas Power Station
 
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Risha power plant is located in the eastern region of Jordan, approximately 350 km from Amman. Risha power plant comprises 4 simple cycle generating units, each nominally rated at 30 MW gross. The power station began producing electric energy by burning natural gas since 1989.

Risha Power Station

 

Rated capacity (MW)

120

Fuel used

Natural gas & Diesel oil

Cooling method

Dry cooling fans

Components of Risha Power Station

Gas Turbines

Unit
Rated Capacity (MW el)
Fuel (HFO, LFO, NG)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
GT 1
30
NG+LFO
1989
GE
MS6001 B
GT 2
30
NG+LFO
1989
GE
MS6001 B
GT 4
30
NG+LFO
1994
GEC Alsthom
PG6541 B
GT 5
30
NG+LFO
2005
GE
PG6581 B

Electrical Generators

Unit
Capacity (MVA)
Voltage (kV)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
GT 1
44.7
11
1989
GE
D202T17
GT 2
44.7
11
1989
GE
D202T17
GT 4
37.87
11
1994
Alsthom
T190-240
GT 5
45
11
2005
Elin
6A6

Generator Transformer

Unit
Capacity (MVA)
Voltage (kV/kV)
Installation (Year)
Manufacturer Name
Type Name
GT 1
45
11/132
1989
Hype Suns
ONAF
GT 2
45
11/132
1989
Hype Suns
ONAF
GT 4
45
11/132
1994
Pauwels
ONAF
GT 5
45
11/132
2005
Concar
ONAF

 

 

Accumulated Statistics in (2016)

 

Unit

Generated energy

Consumed energy

Sent out energy

Fuel Consumption

Running hours

(MWh)

(MWh)

(MWh)

(GJ)

(hr)

GT 1

1,542

114.247

1,428

26,073

137,968

GT 2

34,785

84.943

34,700

580,241

140,379

GT 4

98,890

434.791

98,455

1,675,801

77,231

GT 5

102,381

1,170

101,211

1,727,187

91,660

Total

237,598

1,804

235,794

4,009,303

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Performance Indicators in (2016)

Unit

Availability

Unplanned outage

planned outage

Efficiency (%)

Heat rate

(KJ/kWh)

(%)

Factor (%)

Factor (%)

Sent out

Sent out

GT 1

99.82

0.18

0.00

19.71

18,262

GT 2

99.83

0.17

0.00

21.53

16,722

GT 4

99.56

0.44

0.00

21.15

17,021

GT 5

83.93

14.70

1.37

21.10

17,065

Total

95.34

4.28

0.38

21.17

17,003