TNB & Kharafi National Sign RM1Billion Contract with Kuwait’s MEW
Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, TNB Repair and Maintenance (TNB REMACO) and Kharafi National of Kuwait recently signed with Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW) for the Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of Shuaiba North Co-Generation (Power & Distillation) Plant in Kuwait.
The seven year contract is valued at KD88.882million (approximately RM1.0billion). The co-generation plant owned by MEW is located within Shuaiba Industrial Authority Area, approximately 40km from Kuwait City. The dual-fired plant (natural gas and distillate), is able to produce around 780MW of power and 45 Million Imperial Gallons Per Day (MIGPD) of distilled water. The plant was commissioned in 2010.
In January 2013, Kuwait’s Central Tender Committee (CTC) issued a letter of award (LOA) to the joint venture (JV) between TNB REMACO and Kharafi National for the Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of Shuaiba North Co-Generation (Power & Distillation) Plant.