Project Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Al Aweer Gas Turbine Power Station 'H'

A power plant in the desert

Sector: Industry

BESIX was awarded this project by the Water and Electricity Department of Dubai. The Al Aweer Power Plant was designed to produce 600 MW of power.

Scope of Works

BESIX took up the civil engineering and building works in the contract complete with the construction and maintenance of all the various foundations, structures and buildings. The team even constructed roads, accommodation, recreation facilities, a canteen, a covered car park and a mosque/prayer hall for the employees of the plant.

Project details

Project name

Al Aweer Gas Turbine Power Station 'H'

Area(s) of expertise

Power, Petrochemical and Desalination

Contract type

Design & Build


Dubai, United Arab Emirates




Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA)

Building Period

1996 - 1998

Total value

€ 28.7 million

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