Technology

The Salalah Independent Water and Power Plant consists of a gas-fired combined cycle power facility and a seawater desalination facility.

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Net power capacity
489
megawatts
Contracted power capacity
445
megawatts

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Contracted water capacity
15 million
imperial gallons per day
(69,000 cubic metres
per day)

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The power facility integrates five units of gas turbines with five units of heat recovery steam generators and two steam turbines in a combined cycle configuration to achieve optimal energy production efficiency.

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The water facility combines three seawater desalination treatment processes, comprising dual media filtration, two-pass reverse osmosis and post-treatment remineralisation, to produce high quality potable water.