GCPI - Al-Faw IWPP

General Information
Owner General Company for Ports of Iraq
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Basra, Basra Province, Iraq
Status --
Sector Power, Generation, Oil/Gas Power Plant
Contract Type Build Operate Transfer (BOT)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $6000m
Award Date June 2023
Completion Date December 2027
Last Updated On November 2022
ProjectId (Old, New) 382839, 382839


General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) is planning to undertake the construction of the Al Faw Power and Desalination Plant in the Basra Province of Iraq.

The US$6000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of 3000MW power plant

2. Construction of a desalination plant with a capacity of 1,250,000m3/day

3. Construction of a substation

4. Construction of water purification plant

5. Installation of water transmission pipelines for the distribution of the desalinated water to the cities of the Basra Governorate

6. Construction of water tanks

7. Construction of warehouses building

8. Construction of medium voltage transformers plant

9. Installation of transformer

10. Laying of transmission lines

11. Associated facilities

Second Section

02 November 2022

The Iraqi General Ports Corporation has signed a framework agreement with Shanghai Electric Group.