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Korean firm wins power plant project in Jordan.

Amman, 30 Sept: Jordan's state-owned power utility on Tuesday announced it has awarded a 195-million-dollar contract to the South Korean company Hanwha to build two gas turbine stations for the kingdom's Samra power plant project.

Samra Electric Power Generating Company head Amjad Rawashdeh was quoted in the Jordan News agency Petra as saying the new project, consists of setting up two gas-fired units with a combined capacity of 285.74 megawatts, is scheduled to begin after 14 months fro one unit and after 16 months for the other unit.

Rawashdeh said 8 companies bided for the project. Two of them went off due to not providing EMD and 4 companies qualify the tender and after technical and financial examination the Korean company was selected due the best technical price value.

Once completed, the Samra Power Plant will be the largest electricity generation source in the country with a total capacity of 900MW.

Al Bawaba / Euclid Infotech Monitoring (Arabic to English)

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