Siemens to build huge power plant in the UAE
Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates’ Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) for the development of a gas-fired power plant project.
Under the terms of the agreement, Siemens will submit a 2,200 megawatt (MW) turnkey solution for a plant to enhance the electricity infrastructure in the northern emirates, a statement said.
The exact location as well as details of the value of the deal and construction schedule were not revealed.
In the presence of His Excellency Engineer Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy, the MoU was signed by Mohammed Mohammed Saleh, Director General of FEWA and Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO of Siemens Middle East and UAE.
“This landmark agreement underscores our long-term relationship with the UAE and our commitment to playing an even more active role in developing the country’s power infrastructure,” said Siersdorfer.
“With our innovative portfolio and comprehensive expertise in power generation and transmission, we look forward to supporting the UAE’s national agenda through the expansion of a highly reliable and efficient electricity supply throughout the country.”