(MENAFN) Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), the state run utility, plans to bring online more than 4.750 megawatts of natural gas- fired generating capacity in Riyadh between 2015 and 2017, Arabian Business reported.
According to SEC's new plan, one of the power plants, known as PP10, will have an additional 1.150 MW operational starting May 2015.
Other two plans, PP13 and PP14, will have a combined capacity of 3.600 MW and would be online in August 2017.
Additionally, plant PP12, which some of its units have already started operations, will have a capacity of 1.740 MW.
SEC is set to spend USD166 billion between now and 2023 on adding and installing of 40.000 MW generating capacity as well as expand its transmission and distribution networks.