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 3 steam turbines units, each nominally rated at 130 MW gross and one hydraulic turbines with total capacity 3.6 MW.



Rated capacity (MW) 394
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 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 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 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 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 (2021)

Unit

Generated Energy (MWh)

Consumed Energy (MWh)

Sent out Energy (MWh)

Fuel Consumption (GJ)

Unit 3

61101

8674 56603 657083
Unit 4 33952 6754 31461 360130
Unit 5 45506 7860 41683 501011
Hydro 2 0 0 0

0

Total 140559 23288 129746 1518223

 



 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS IN (2021 )

 

Unit

 Availability (%)

 Forced (%)

Planned (%)

Efficiency (%)

Heat rate (KJ/kWh)

Unit 3
99.92
0.08
0.00
28.72
12533
Unit 4
99.90
0.10
0.00
27.19
13241
Unit 5
99.96
0.04
0.00
27.05
13308
Hydro 2
99.70
4.30
0.00
-
-
Total
99.89
0.11
0.00
27.81
12946