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Chinese company to set up 2,100 megawatt pumped-storage plant in Ataka Mount

Sunday، 15 March 2015 - 12:00 AM

The Electricity Ministry signed a framework agreement with Sinohydro, a Chinese state-owned hydropower engineering and construction company, to set up a 2,100 megawatt pumped-storage hydro plant in Ataka Mount.

The plant will cost two billion dollars.

The project, that will help meet the growing demand on power and increase rates of economic growth, comes as part of the ministry's efforts to diversify sources of energy within coming period.

MENA

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