SEC has awarded five stars to Waad Al Shamal integrated solar and combined cycle power plant project for Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) standards. The project has become one of the power plants under construction in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to obtain a five-star rating for EHS performance from SEC. GE is providing turnkey services, including engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works, and supplying four GE 7F gas turbines, one steam turbine and four heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs), as well as other equipment for the project. One of the turbines at the site is the first GE gas turbine rolled out locally in the kingdom from GE Saudi Advanced Turbines (GESAT) – a joint-venture (JV) between Dussur and GE.
- SEC’s Waad Al Shamal project
- 50 megawatts (MW) of solar power
- Four GE 7F gas turbines
- Up to 1,390 megawatts of power
- 500,000 Saudi homes
Fahad H. Al-Sudairi, President and CEO of SEC, said, “At SEC, we continuously assess progress against strict measures meant to ensure occupational safety and health across all our offices, existing facilities and projects. We are delighted to work with an industry leader such as GE that has demonstrated a clear commitment to upholding strict EHS standards and congratulate them on this five-star rating.”