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”.

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