2006 News Story

Contracts signed for water, electricity projects

Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Al-Hussayen today signed a number of contracts worth $104 million to implement water and sewage projects in various regions of the Kingdom.

A $688.5 million contract to expand Riyadh’s ninth power plant was also signed today. Once the expansion is complete, the plant’s total capacity will increase to 1,111 megawatts.