Alstom has secured a contract from the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer) - the oil-refining branch of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) - to partially upgrade four Alstom GT13E2 gas turbines installed at the 500 MW Ruwais gas - fired power plant in the United Arab Emirates.
Iraqs semi-autonomous Kurdish region has invited investors to build power plants to 4,500 MW in the area which would increase its capacity to 6,000 MW.
Daewoo Engineering & Construction was awarded a US$1.2 billion deal to build a thermal power plant in Oman.
Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) was awarded a US$181mn contract for work on a 1,500 MW combined cycle power plant in Giza.
Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) and Showa Shell Sekiyu KK are jointly working on a 500 kW solar power plant in Saudi Arabia.