Aqaba Thermal Power Station

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.



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 (2017)

Unit Generated energy Consumed energy Sent out energy Fuel Consumption Running hours
(MWh) (MWh) (MWh) (GJ) (hr)
Unit 1 425634 43343.03 382290.96 4312960.45 233023.74
Unit 2 467070 47665.96 419404.03 4815008.81 241188.97
Unit 3 342577 34791.07 307785.92 3481665.92 136700.26
Unit 4 344314 30935.56 313378.43 3496223.60 135943.16
Unit 5 383826 35254.82 348758.17 3919111.28 134866.99
Hydro 1 9754 9.75
Hydro 2 11249 11.24
Total 1984424 191990.47 1771638.53 20024970.08


PERFORMANCE INDICATORS IN (2017 )

Unit Availability Unplanned outage Factor planned outage Factor Efficiency (%) Heat rate (KJ/kWh)
( % ) ( % ) ( % ) Sent out Sent out
Unit 1 89.24 0.30 10.44 31.90 11281.87
Unit 2 98.78 1.21 0 31.35 11480.59
Unit 3 95.93 3.02 1.03 31.82 11311.97
Unit 4 97.94 2.05 0 32.26 11156.55
Unit 5 93.35 2.88 3.75 32.03 11237.33
Hydro 1 96.26 3.73 0
Hydro 2 90.41 9.58 0
Total 95.021 1.95 3.02 32.22 11171.94