Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company (Sembcorp Salalah) developed, owns and operates an electricity generation and seawater desalination plant, the Salalah Independent Water and Power Plant, located between Taqah and Mirbat in Oman. The plant is located approximately 50 kilometres from Salalah, the administrative town in the Dhofar Governorate.
The plant has been in full commercial operation since May 2012 and has a net capacity of 489 megawatts (contracted capacity of 445 megawatts) and a contracted water capacity of 15 million imperial gallons (69,000 cubic metres) per day. It consists of a gas-fired combined cycle power plant and a reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant.
Sembcorp Salalah has invested approximately US$1 billion to develop, finance, build, own and operate the plant. It generates its revenues in accordance with a 15-year power and water purchase agreement with the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company, which is indirectly wholly-owned by the Omani government.
The Company is currently listed on the Muscat Securities Market.