Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Electricity and Water of the State of Kuwait has shortlisted seven teams for the Az Zour North Phase II IWPP project.
The shortlisted teams are the following:
The project involves the development, design, engineering, construction, ownership, operation, maintenance and transfer of a power and desalination plant with a net capacity of at least 1,500 MW of power and at least 102 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) of desalinated water.
The project also includes the sale and purchase of associated power and water by the Ministry of Electricity and Water pursuant to an Energy Conversion and Water Purchase Agreement (ECWPA) for a term of 25 years commencing from the date of full commercial operation of the plant.
The new facilities will be located at the Az-Zour North Site on the Arabian Gulf coast approximately 100 km south of Kuwait City.