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 5 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)

150

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 3
30
NG+LFO
1984
Hitachi
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 3
37.87
11
1984
Hitachi
EFLA-KD
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 3
45
11/132
1993
Elprom-Nafe
ONAF
GT 4
45
11/132
1994
Pauwels
ONAF
GT 5
45
11/132
2005
Concar
ONAF

 

Accumulated Statistics in (2014)

 

Unit

Generated energy

Consumed energy

Sent out energy

Fuel Consumption

Running hours

(MWh)

(MWh)

(MWh)

(GJ)

(hr)

GT 1

4,897

82.039

4,815

75,346

137,781

GT 2

15,268

76.705

15,191

225,347

137,690

GT 3

107,687

1119.973

106567.027

1,632,034

146,458

GT 4

25,900

142.691

25,757

401,127

68662

GT 5

156,018

1,053

154,965

2,347,567

76,534

Total

309,770

2,474

307,269

4,681,421

567125

 

Performance Indicators in (2014)

Unit

Availability

Unplanned outage

planned outage

Efficiency (%)

Heat rate

(KJ/kWh)

(%)

Factor (%)

Factor (%)

 Sent out

Sent out

GT 1

79.18

20.82

0.00

23.01

15,648

GT 2

99.75

0.25

0.00

24.27

14,834

GT 3

96.43

0.10

3.47

23.51

15,315

GT 4

97.49

1.39

1.12

23.12

15,573

GT 5

96.27

2.58

1.16

23.76

15,149

Total

93.88

4.99

1.13

23.63

15,234