Aqaba Thermal Power Station
 
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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.

Aqaba Power Station

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 (2016)

Unit

Generated energy

Consumed energy

Sent out energy

Fuel Consumption

Running hours

(MWh)

(MWh)

(MWh)

(GJ)

(hr)

Unit 1

499,572

52,482

447,090

5,096,313

228,963

Unit 2

564,137

52,517

511,620

5,758,566

236,809

Unit 3

437,128

41,528

395,600

4,417,854

133,454

Unit 4

153,510

15,118

138,392

1,544,806

132,734

Unit 5

379,229

39,376

339,853

3,934,514

131,255

Hydro 1

12,348

-

12,348

-

-

Hydro 2

10,513

-

10,513

-

-

Total

2,056,437

201,021

1,855,416

20,752,053

-

Performance Indicators in (2016)

Unit

Availability (%)

Unplanned outage Factor (% )

planned outage Factor (% )

Efficiency (%) Sent out

Heat rate(KJ/KWh)

Sent out

Unit 1

97.22

2.78

0.00

31.58

11,399

Unit 2

83.67

0.31

16.02

31.98

11,256

Unit 3

95.03

1.82

3.15

32.24

11,167

Unit 4

97.23

1.12

1.65

32.25

11,163

Unit 5

95.33

4.49

0.18

31.10

11,577

Hydro 1

93.00

7.00

0.00

-

-

Hydro 2

88.04

11.96

0.00

-

-

Total

93.68

2.19

4.14

32.19

11,185