Siemens : DEWA M-Station's expansion in Dubai 70% complete
M-Station is an electricity generation and water desalination plant in Dubai, which was built at a cost of
M-Station's construction and expansion works reportedly amount to
Upon completion of expansion activities in 2018, the station's total capacity will reach 2,885 megawatts (MW).
Expansion work being carried out for the project includes the provision of new power generating units, which will add 700MW to the station's installed capacity.
Two dual-fuel gas turbine generators, two heat-recovery steam boilers, and a steam turbine with 90% fuel efficiency, will also be added to the plant.
These additions are expected to increase the plant's thermal efficiency from 82.4% to 85.8%.
These details were revealed during a progress review tour of the plant, headed by HE
Work completed on the project so far includes pouring 45,000m3 of concrete, which is 96% complete and erecting 4,900 tonnes of structural steel and heavy metal work, 75% of which has been completed.
The project's team has recorded 8.3 million man-hours without any injuries, Dubai Media Office reported.
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