Mitsubishi Power, Rades C will add 450 megawatts (MW) of electricity to the Tunisian national grid
Power-solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, (MHI), recently announced the start of operations at the Rades C combined cycle power plant in Tunisia, owned by the Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz (STEG).
The high-efficiency 450 MW plant was developed by a Mitsubishi consortium with consortium partner Sumitomo Corporation to expand power generating capacity in Tunisia and achieve a stable supply of electricity, to help accelerate the sustainable economic development of the country.
“We look forward to growing our partnership to support us in charting Tunisia’s path to a sustainable and decarbonized energy future,” remarked Hichem Anene, CEO, STEG.
“We are proud to be here with our partners to celebrate this historic milestone marking the completion.
One of the most modern, most efficient and highly reliable gas-fired power plants in the world and contributing to the further advancement of Tunisia,” commented Hideshi Kawamoto, President and CEO.
The project was financed by the Japanese Official Development Assistant (ODA) organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Mitsubishi Power has a 40-year heritage in Tunisia, a press communique concluded.