Major Project Milestones
The Taweelah B Independent Water and Power Project (“Project”) is located at the existing Taweelah Complex, which is 80 km east north east of Abu Dhabi city. The Project, signed-of in 2005, was the fifth and the largest IWPP developed in Abu Dhabi under the Government of Abu Dhabi’s highly successful programme for the privatisation of the water and power sector.
Upon the achievement of Project Commercial Operation Date (PCOD) on October 30th 2009, the combined size of the existing acquired plant and the NBE is:
Since October 30th 2009, the combined plant has provided a Contracted Power Capacity of 2,000 MW and contracted water capacity of 160 MIGD. The entire electrical and desalination capacity and output of the New B Plant will be sold on a long term basis to the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) – the “Procurer”, which is a 100% subsidiary of ADWEA, under the Power and Water Purchase Agreement (PWPA).