Utilities Middle East
Shanghai Electric strengthens presence in the region
Thar Coal Block-1 and Dubai 950MW CSP/PV project make steady progress as Shanghai Electric receives AAA credit rating for international projects
Shanghai Electric, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of electric power generation equipment, industrial equipment and integration services, has been strengthening its ties in the Middle East in recent years. Through efforts in facilitating projects in new energy industry overseas, the Company shows the world its commitment to international cooperation under the concept of sustainable development.
The joint Pakistani-Chinese project is soon to enter the final stages.
The Thar Coal Block-1 2x660MW Power Plant Project—one of the Company’s largest international projects, has been moving ahead with the successful installation of the steel structure for the second boiler in November.
For the nearby Thar Coal
Mine, excavation at a daily rate of 330,000 square meters has moved a total volume of 28.75 million square meters of earth, accounting for 70 percent of the planned total.
With the construction of the heating surface and excavation of the remaining 30 percent of earth to begin soon, the project is expected to approach the end. Significant progress has also been made in the United Arab Emirates.
Shanghai Electric is currently involved in the country’s renewable energy transition with the 950MW CSP/PV Hybrid Power Generation Project.
The solar power station, comprised of 700MW CSP and 250MW PV, is the fourth phase of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, a project developed by the Dubai Water and Power Authority (DEWA) as part of Dubai’s “clean energy strategy”.