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Sultan Al Qasimi inspects Layyah power plant

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah inspected the project of expanding and developing Layyah power plant with a capacity of 1026 megawatts by combined cycle system, which is being implemented by the Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority over three stages, at a total value of AED2,050 billion.

His Highness directed SEWA to intensify its efforts and complete the first phase with a capacity of 345 megawatts and to put it into operation in October 2021.

His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah listened to an explanation about the project phases, civil and construction works, project facilities, workflow, and the most prominent accomplished works.

His Highness reviewed the progress of work in terms of design and implementation, and taking into account security, safety and environmental aspects, directing to take all measures that ensure meeting the growing demand for electricity in line with the development of economic and civilisational growth in the Emirate of Sharjah.

Please click here to read His Highness' statement on this occasion.